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The Definition of - dock (verb)

    a landing pier.
    the space or waterway between two piers or wharves, as for receiving a ship while in port.
    such a waterway, enclosed or open, together with the surrounding piers, wharves, etc.
    a platform for loading and unloading trucks, railway freight cars, etc.
    an airplane hangar or repair shed.
    Also called scene dock. a place in a theater near the stage or beneath the floor of the stage for the storage of scenery.
    verb (used with object)
    to bring (a ship or boat) into a dock; lay up in a dock.
    to place in dry dock, as for repairs, cleaning, or painting.
    to join (a space vehicle) with another or with a space station in outer space.
    verb (used without object)
    to come or go into a dock or dry dock.
    (of two space vehicles) to join together in outer space.

Word Example of - dock

    Example Sentences for dock

    Is this the bold Jack Barry I picked out on the dock fer a partner?

    The steersman climbed to the dock, to halt a pace in front of Gerda.

    Then they entered a rowboat at the dock and poled over to the Alice.

    Colonel Boundary did not speak to the man in the dock or as much as look at him.

    Or one might catch a detail to unload freight, or stand guard on the dock.

    Dock Vincent was in the next room, apparently as busy as the carpenter's son.

    Together they put up the snowy white mainsail, and Jack shoved off from the dock.

    Dock did not believe this statement, but he took no notice of it.

    Indeed, the crew of the latter vessel had not yet been paid off when Hi Wing Ho presented himself at the dock gates.

    Dock was disappointed, and began to climb the rocks to readjust the plank.

Word Origin & History of - dock

    Word Origin & History of dock

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