Noun(1) an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial(2) any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine(3) a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats(4) a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded(5) 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(6) the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair(7) a short or shortened tail of certain animals
Verb(1) come into dock(2) deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty(3) deduct from someone's wages(4) remove or shorten the tail of an animal(5) maneuver into a dock
(1) Every year, several claims are filed for guests who couldn't even manage the short step between the dock and boat.(2) It was tied to the really long, thin, dock trailing from the shore at the back of the Gambill residence.(3) the user wants to dock a portable into a desktop computer(4) Vegetables were not cultivated, but came in the form of wild carrots, turnip and garlic, along with salad leaves such as sorrel, nettle and dock .(5) The move follows pressure from animal rights groups and many vets who claim it is barbaric to dock tails for cosmetic reasons.(6) In June, a 10-inch kitchen knife was found taped under the dock of court 17, which handles cases involving serious crime.(7) On deck, Freyen was looking at the manoeuvres to dock the vessel with a serious look on his face.(8) All through the plant, everything moves towards that shipping dock .(9) She hobbled into the dock at Manchester Crown Court and admitted being overpaid nearly Ôö¼├║28,000 in benefits.(10) Although angry that the Government will dock the wages of those who take part, teaching unions have committed to keeping schools open.(11) It's right on the shore, with a boat dock offering small boats for guests.(12) We have a ├ö├ç├┐new to us├ö├ç├û boat at the dock and, being 10 years old, there's an extensive project list.(13) the gangplank was lowered to the dock(14) After that both radar systems broke down which meant that we knew for certain the commander would have to dock with the Space Station manually.(15) dock workers(16) There was increased security in court following an incident yesterday in which a prisoner jumped from the dock at the court and tried to attack the judge.