[kee-sahyd, key-, kwee-]
- the area bordering and around a quay or quays.
- the edge of a quay where it meets the water.
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Examples from the Web for quayside
The first person whom they met on the quayside was Mr. Long.A Nest of Linnets
Frank Frankfort Moore
Hurrying to her squalid deathlair from gay Paris on the quayside I touched his hand.Ulysses
Every one called him Ogmund Dint, even the boys who played about on the quayside.Frey and His Wife
Maurice Henry Hewlett
Before they reached the quayside the last wisp of vapor had disappeared.The Pursuit
Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
Cargo work on the quayside comes to a halt for want of service.Merchantmen-at-Arms
David W. Bone
- the edge of a quay along the water
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