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Quay

A landing place or pier, usually of solid construction, where vessels berth to load or unload cargo.

Quay

A place where ships may dock in order to load and unload cargo. It is also called a wharf.
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And more than that, the next day on the fishing wharf, where we were inspecting nets, he saw fit to laugh and sneer at us, and this before all the fishermen.
From the wharf at Selby's we watched with careless interest the lubberly manoeuvre performed of bringing the yacht to anchor, and the equally lubberly manoeuvre of sending the small boat ashore.
After standing a long time at the end of the wharf, gazing seaward, as if to catch a glimpse of their lost Acadia, the strangers began to stray into the town.
Now,' said Quilp, passing into the wooden counting-house, 'you mind the wharf.
She may have touched at any wharf on either side of the stream between here and Greenwich.
Work begins this month to free up public land beside Unahi Wharf at Rangaunu Harbour.
Apart from rows of buildings that can be dated back to three centuries ago with businesses of dried goods and Chinese herbal treatments that have been operated for many generations, Dadaocheng, as one of the earliest developed districts in Taipei City, has something else to offer: a spectacular sunset view at the nearby wharf.
Canary Wharf is proving a magnet for the TMT sector, offering the kind of rental terms flexibility that meets the needs of young companies in the midst of growth.
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7-kilometer stretch of road from the shrine to the Ouano wharf in Barangay (village) Looc.
When a accident perhaps our listened TM Llanedeyrn Within the Echo report (October 11) Councillor Bob Derbyshire says he is pleased with the way the campaign is progressing, but residents of Atlantic Wharf might disagree as the Butetown deep clean only took place west of the Bute Street railway line, leaving the Atlantic Wharf section of the Butetown ward excluded.