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Dock

Definition

[n] a short or shortened tail of certain animals
[n] the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
[n] 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"
[n] an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
[n] a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
[n] a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
[n] any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
[v] haul into a dock; "dock the ships"
[v] remove or shorten the tail of an animal
[v] come into dock, as of a ship
[v] deduct from someone's wages
[v] deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

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Antonyms

undock, undock