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synonyms for cay

  • isle
  • islet
  • ait
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How to use cay in a sentence

They had been, I could plainly observe, kept orderly and free of dust, against cay home-coming.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
We made it hot, and so they marooned us: me on a dry Tortuga cay, and him in an oarless boat.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
Sometimes it was from a Coaster, which had found a waterless Bahama Cay littered with sun-dried bodies.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
Mebbe the women-folks will feel better fort; but you cay—nt do it.
A SINGULAR LIFEELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
Actually, it is believed, they were after something on North Cay.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
This left plenty of water and plenty of room for vessels to pass on the western, or Smith Cay, side.
CAMPAIGNING IN CUBAGEORGE KENNAN
"Mebby I cayn't promise hit, Lem," she rejoined almost inaudibly, with violet eyes that wandered guiltily away from his face.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
He was almost certain that the ship he saw was very close to that tiny cay of which he had such unhappy knowledge.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
The sloops were moving nearer the cay under sail and oar, trailing their crowded boats behind them.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
Safely the sloop passed in by the outlying cay where the charred bones of Blackbeard's brig were washed by the surf.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAY

  • beach
  • cay
  • cliff
  • coast
  • edge
  • embankment
  • lakefront
  • lakeshore
  • lakeside
  • ledge
  • levee
  • oceanfront
  • reef
  • riverfront
  • riverside
  • seabank
  • seaboard
  • seafront
  • shore
  • strand
  • streamside
  • waterfront
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.