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Synonyms for dock

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an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles

a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

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landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired

the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair

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a short or shortened tail of certain animals

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deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

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deduct from someone's wages

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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Then one day, as he was wending his weary way to the docks, he met a friend and former shipmate a little older than himself outside the Fenchurch Street Railway Station.
They crossed the cobbled street and made their way to the dock. The pinnace was waiting for them and in a very few minutes they were on their way across the harbour.
"I only hope that they really have hit upon a device to rid the sea of these cursed submarines!" he remarked, as they made their way across the dock. "I see the brutes have taken to sinking fishing boats now."
A hulk came along- side, took our cargo, and then we went into dry dock to get our copper stripped.
Here's the docks for your steamers, and here's the railroads.
This was possible, because, a servant seeking a servant's billet, he was expected to stand and face the four seated ones as if they were judges on the bench and he the felon in the dock. Nevertheless, the gaze of the ancient one pursued him, until, studying it more closely, he decided that it did not reach to him at all.
And commissions and remembrances do so crowd upon one at such a time, that we were still busied with this employment when we found ourselves fused, as it were, into a dense conglomeration of passengers and passengers' friends and passengers' luggage, all jumbled together on the deck of a small steamboat, and panting and snorting off to the packet, which had worked out of dock yesterday afternoon and was now lying at her moorings in the river.
Back in town last week to see how things have moved on was Leonard Eppel CBE, the chairman of London developers Arrowcroft, who back in 1982 single-handedly convinced its board that the unique atmosphere of the dock could not afford to be lost.
The Mantis Series hydraulic dock levelers feature single pushbutton activation for both the deck and lip that can be conveniently located on one remote, wall-mounted control station complete with an external reset button.
The Queen Mary II docked again in Chile on March 22, the exact same day the Regal Princess, a high-end cruise ship run by Princess Cruise Lines, was there.
Kemp's dock systems grew out of selling hardware for conventional-type docks.
o USB-C dock is fully USB-IF certified to meet top industry standards for USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB Type-C and Power Delivery, and VESA DisplayPort and DisplayLink certified to ensure optimal video connections
Stations on the line included: | Gateacre | Childwall | Knotty Ash | West Derby | Clubmoor | Walton on the Hill | Huskisson | Warbreck ||The Canada Dock Branch This line is the only one which still exists for the use of freight trains.
The dock, which would eat into a large section of the river bank between Jarrow Slake and South Shields, was dug by hand, often by veterans coming back from the Crimean War.
The main reason given not to dock sheep tails was because respondents raised haired sheep, which do not accumulate as much dag, urine, and faeces on the breech region, compared to wool sheep.