Dock

10 Definitions of Dock

The meaning of the word dock, the definition of Dock:

n. - A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination.

n. - The solid part of an animal's tail, as distinguished from the hair; the stump of a tail; the part of a tail left after clipping or cutting.

n. - A case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse.

n. - An artificial basin or an inclosure in connection with a harbor or river, -- used for the reception of vessels, and provided with gates for keeping in or shutting out the tide.

n. - The slip or water way extending between two piers or projecting wharves, for the reception of ships; -- sometimes including the piers themselves; as, to be down on the dock.

n. - The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands.

v. t. - to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse.

v. t. - To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages.

v. t. - To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail.

v. t. - To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc.


The word "dock" uses 4 letters: C D K O

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after dock, or to dock in any order:

e - coked   s - docks  

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cd cod do doc kc od ok

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