Dock in a sentence

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Definition of Dock

  • A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination.
  • 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.
  • A case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse.
  • to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse.
  • To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages.
  • To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands.
  • To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc.
  • a short or shortened tail of certain animals
  • the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
  • 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
  • an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
  • a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  • any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  • maneuver into a dock
  • remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • come into dock
  • deduct from someone's wages
  • deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

How to use dock in a sentence. Dock pronunciation.

It was sent at once to the tender and placed in _my hands_ to take to Mr. Muller (the Lord having a lesson for me) just as the boat was leaving the dock.
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We saw a vessel with eighty cannon launched at Antwerp, which received, before leaving the docks, the benediction of M. de Pradt, Archbishop of Malines.
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When they awoke next morning, the ship was in the deepest part of the nearest slip, moored fast by her guy-ropes to the dock.
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Early on the morning of June 25th, therefore, Gen. Shafter sent peremptory orders to the lighter to lay alongside the Cherokee, take the Gatling guns and detachment on board, and land them on the dock.
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Hundreds of barrels of potatoes and onions were unloaded upon the docks and were so badly decayed as to make them useless.
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Home by night and wrote letters to London, and so with Sir W. Pen to the Dock to bed.
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After dinner Sir W. Batten and I, the Doctor, and Ned Pickering by coach to the Yard, and there on board the Swallow in the dock hear our navy chaplain preach a sad sermon, full of nonsense and false Latin; but prayed for the Right Honourable the principal officers.
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They might commence on a small scale; let them cut down their forests, and by turning them into ships and houses discover the utility of timber; let the whole island be dug up; let canals be cut, docks be built, and all the elephants be killed directly, that their teeth might yield an immediate article for exportation.
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It's down at Johnson's dock this very minute.
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Dickinson led the way down to the dock, though without enthusiasm.
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The girls walked out on the dock and stood gazing at the boat.
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The drive to Johnson's dock was a short one.
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The shore end of the rope, with which it had been secured to the dock when they anchored it out in the lake, was still securely tied to the string piece at the outer side of the dock.
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They saw that it would be impossible to tow it to the Johnson dock in this fashion.
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They had not yet rounded the point that hid the Johnson dock from view.
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The girls made fast, then threw themselves down on the dock, utterly exhausted from their efforts.
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In the meantime, Miss Elting and the other girls, becoming worried over the long absence of Crazy Jane and Harriet, had left the hotel, starting out for Johnson's dock on foot.
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Jane drove her car to town, leaving it at a garage, after which she walked back to the dock.
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Jane was looking over the launches and their occupants as they came up to the dock either to take on or discharge passengers.
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All at once she pounced upon two boys, who had left a third boy on the dock and bade him good-bye.
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Examples of Dock

Example #1
I found Mr. and Mrs. Muller in a retired spot on one side of the tender and handed him the chair.
Example #2
Just as I started to hurry to the wharf a team drove up the street, and on top of a load just arrived from New York, _was Mr. Muller's chair_!
Example #3
The King of Holland, who joined the Emperor at Antwerp, felt most unkindly towards his Majesty, who had recently required of him the cession of a part of his states, and soon after seized the remainder.
Example #4
The King and Queen of Westphalia and Prince Eugene accompanied their Majesties.
Example #5
Thus ended the first engagement with the enemy.
Example #6
The myriad little stars came out, twinkling in the deep blue sky, and at last both officers and men, tired of looking for an enemy who was never to appear, turned in for such sleep as they could get, leaving a small guard on deck to keep a lookout.