Definition - dock

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dock
  1. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  2. any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  3. maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
  4. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  5. a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  6. come into dock; "the ship docked"
  7. the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
  8. deduct from someone's wages
  9. 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"
  10. deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  11. an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  12. a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

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