Associations to the word «Dock»

Pictures for the word «Dock»

Wiktionary

DOCK, noun. Any of the genus Rumex of coarse weedy plants with small green flowers related to buckwheat, especially the common dock, and used as potherbs and in folk medicine, especially in curing nettle rash.
DOCK, noun. A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant.
DOCK, noun. The fleshy root of an animal's tail.
DOCK, noun. The part of the tail which remains after the tail has been docked.
DOCK, noun. (obsolete) The buttocks or anus.
DOCK, noun. A leather case to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse.
DOCK, verb. (transitive) To cut off a section of an animal's tail.
DOCK, verb. (transitive) To reduce (wages); to deduct from.
DOCK, verb. (transitive) To cut off, bar, or destroy.
DOCK, noun. A fixed structure attached to shore to which a vessel is secured when in port.
DOCK, noun. The body of water between two piers.
DOCK, noun. A structure attached to shore for loading and unloading vessels.
DOCK, noun. A section of a hotel or restaurant.
DOCK, noun. (electronics) A device designed as a base for holding a connected portable appliance such as a laptop computer (in this case, referred to as a docking station), or a mobile telephone, for providing the necessary electrical charge for its autonomy, or as a hardware extension for additional capabilities.
DOCK, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A toolbar that provides the user with a way of launching applications, and switching between running applications.
DOCK, noun. An act of docking; joining two things together.
DOCK, verb. (intransitive) To land at a harbour.
DOCK, verb. To join two moving items.
DOCK, verb. (transitive) (computing) To drag a user interface element (such as a toolbar) to a position on screen where it snaps into place.
DOCK, noun. Part of a courtroom where the accused sits.
DOCK, proper noun. (US) (rare) (dated) A male given name or nickname.
DOCK PUDDING, noun. A pudding from the north of England, made with the leaves of bistort along with oatmeal, nettles, onion, and seasoning, and traditionally fried with bacon.

Dictionary definition

DOCK, noun. An enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial.
DOCK, noun. Any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine.
DOCK, noun. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats.
DOCK, noun. A platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded.
DOCK, noun. 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".
DOCK, noun. The solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair.
DOCK, noun. A short or shortened tail of certain animals.
DOCK, verb. Come into dock; "the ship docked".
DOCK, verb. Deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty.
DOCK, verb. Deduct from someone's wages.
DOCK, verb. Remove or shorten the tail of an animal.
DOCK, verb. Maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
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