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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline.

Usage examples (35)
  • The incident of the beggar on the quay was another scar.
  • In a few minutes the quay was a scene of bustle and activity.
  • And once ... twice ... and again, the cannon on the quay are answering.
  • On the quay was a big notice: "All officers to report at once to the M.L.O." for more
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  • It wasn't until the sailors got to the gate of the "quay" (part of a boat dock) that they realized they hadn't the "key" (implement used lock or unlock a door).
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