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Definitions of dock:
  • noun:   the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
  • noun:   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
    Example: "The ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
  • noun:   an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun:   a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
  • noun:   any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  • noun:   a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  • noun:   a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  • verb:   come into dock
    Example: "The ship docked"
  • verb:   deduct from someone's wages
  • verb:   deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  • verb:   haul into a dock
    Example: "Dock the ships"
  • verb:   remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #15536)

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