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quay

a wharf, typically one built parallel to the shoreline
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quay

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(civil engineering)
A solid embankment or structure parallel to a waterway; used for loading and unloading ships.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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