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quayside

[kee-sahyd, key-, kwee-]
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noun
  1. the area bordering and around a quay or quays.
  2. the edge of a quay where it meets the water.
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Examples from the Web for quayside

Historical Examples

  • 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

    James Joyce

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for quayside

quayside

noun
  1. the edge of a quay along the water
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