Docks vs Quay - What's the difference?

docks | quay |


As verbs the difference between docks and quay

is that docks is (dock) while quay is enclose, surround, encircle.

As a noun docks

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

docks

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (dock)
  • quay

    English

    (wikipedia quay)

    Alternative Forms

    *cay

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical) A stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels; a wharf.
  • Derived terms

    * quayside

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To land or tie up at a quay or similar structure, especially used in the phrase "quay up".
  • See also

    * dock; pier; float; cay; harbour, harbor; mole; riprap; wharf ----