IPA: kˈi


  • (nautical) A stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels; a wharf.
  • A surname.


  • To land or tie up at a quay or similar structure, especially used in the phrase "quay up".


  • (MLE) Alternative spelling of qway (“far”) [(MLE) Far, remote in space or time.]


  • (MLE) Alternative spelling of qway (“far”) [(MLE) Far, remote in space or time.]

Examples of "quay" in Sentences

  • The quay is on the Nile River.
  • The quay is now the home of Southdown Marina.
  • The quay Skeppsbrokajen runs along the street.
  • The Liffey boardwalk covers the length of the quay.
  • The station is located on the quay of Chartrons in Bordeaux.
  • The historic south quay continues to the right of the image.
  • At the western end of the quay near the bay is Poole Bridge.
  • The location in the Ferry article is the Ferry's western quay.
  • Along the waterfront north of the alley passes the quay Kanslikajen.
  • The fourth side fronted the sea and was probably the site of a quay.
  • The rehabilitated timber deck of the quay is a generous public gathering place throughout the year.
  • He spoke never a word to the footman, who stood by the gate on the quay, which is always open by day.
  • Tied up at the quay were a couple of sleek black powerboats, and as Shelby saw them, she shot a worried glance at Laura.
  • The quay is enjoyable, as is the ride out to the islands, but you won’t be tempted to jump into the murky brown waters, and you’ll find the lake difficult to approach on foot, as it’s surrounded by wetlands.
  • The quay was a solid line of smart boutiques and casual but expensive restaurants; under the famous orange awning of Senequier, the beautiful people who sipped aperitifs were better dressed than the patrons of the Ritz bar in Paris.

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