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Overview of noun dock

The noun dock has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) dock

(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")

6. dock

(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)

Overview of verb dock

The verb dock has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) dock

(come into dock; "the ship docked")

2. dock

(deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty)

3. dock

(deduct from someone's wages)

4. dock, tail, bob

(remove or shorten the tail of an animal)

5. dock

(maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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