- A solid, raised structure beside a body of water, used for loading and unloading ships.
- A wharf or landing place.
Middle english: from old northern french keye, of scandinavian origin.
- The ships were moored at the quay, waiting to be loaded with cargo.
- The quay was a busy place, with people coming and going, loading and unloading goods.
- The quay was lined with seafood restaurants, where visitors could enjoy fresh seafood.
- The quay offered a stunning view of the harbor, with boats and ships passing by.
- The quay was a popular place for tourists, who came to watch the boats and ships or to take a stroll along the water's edge.