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Meaning of dock

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 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 [syn:
         {dock}, {sorrel}, {sour grass}]
      3: a platform built out from the shore into the water and
         supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats [syn:
         {pier}, {wharf}, {wharfage}, {dock}]
      4: a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
         [syn: {dock}, {loading dock}]
      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;
         "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late" [syn:
         {dock}, {dockage}, {docking facility}]
      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 [syn: {bobtail},
         {bob}, {dock}]
      v 1: come into dock; "the ship docked" [ant: {undock}]
      2: deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
      3: deduct from someone's wages
      4: remove or shorten the tail of an animal [syn: {dock}, {tail},
      5: maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships" [ant: {undock}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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