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quayside

[ kee-sahyd, key-, kwee- ]
/ ˈkiˌsaɪd, ˈkeɪ-, ˈkwi- /
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noun

the area bordering and around a quay or quays.
the edge of a quay where it meets the water.

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quayside
/ (ˈkiːˌsaɪd) /

noun

the edge of a quay along the water
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