"dock" in the noun sense
an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
2. dock, sorrel, sour grass
any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
3. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock
a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles provides access to ships and boats
4. dock, loading dock
a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
5. dock, dockage, docking facility
landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired may have gates to let water in or out
"the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
7. bobtail, bob, dock
a short or shortened tail of certain animals
"dock" in the verb sense
come into dock
"the ship docked"
deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
deduct from someone's wages
4. dock, tail, bob
remove or shorten the tail of an animal
maneuver into a dock
"dock the ships"
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