[kee-ij, key-, kwa-]
- quays collectively.
- space appropriated to quays.
- a charge for the use of a quay or quays.
Origin of quayage
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Examples from the Web for quayage
The area of the harbour is 42 acres, with nearly 700 lineal yards of quayage.
The port has a dock of nearly 30 acres, accommodating vessels drawing 19 ft. and a large extent of quayage.
There is about a mile of quayage, with special machinery for the shipping of coal, which forms the chief article of export.
The harbour, with quayage at the suburb of Hythe, is controlled by the corporation.
- a system of quays
- a charge for the use of a quay
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