"docking" in the noun sense
1. docking, moorage, dockage, tying up
the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
"docking" 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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