Quotes containing word "dock"

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Sell also: Bob, Pier, tail, wharf

Definitions and meanings of word "dock"

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

• Noun: any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

• Noun: a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

• Noun: a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

• 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; example: "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"

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

• Noun: a short or shortened tail of certain animals

• Verb: come into dock; example: "the ship docked"

• Verb: deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

• Verb: deduct from someone's wages

• Verb: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

• Verb: haul into a dock; example: "dock the ships"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "dock"

H. G. Wells
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English Writer, Author
Friday 21 September 1866 - Tuesday 13 August 1946
Christine O'Donnell
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American Politician, Activist
Born Wednesday 27 August 1969
Nelson Algren
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American Writer, Novelist
Sunday 28 March 1909 - Saturday 9 May 1981
Henry Lawson
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Australian Writer, Poet
Monday 17 June 1867 - Saturday 2 September 1922
Doug Coupland
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Canadian Author
Born Saturday 30 December 1961
Linda M. Godwin
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American Scientist, Director, Astronaut
Born Wednesday 2 July 1952
Arthur J. Goldberg
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American Judge
Saturday 8 August 1908 - 1990

A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.

H. G. Wells

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I never had the high-paying job or the company car. It took me over a decade to pay off my student loans. I never had to worry about where to dock my yacht to reduce my taxes.

Christine O'Donnell

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The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.

Nelson Algren

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And opposite the bench, the dock, divided by a partition, with the women to the left and the men to the right, as it is on the stairs or the block in polite society.

Henry Lawson

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I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock.

Doug Coupland

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We're on the same radius from the Earth, and then we start to swing around to where we're ahead of them on the velocity vector, so we come in relative to the station from this forward velocity position and dock on to the forward end of the Lab.

Linda M. Godwin

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If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

Arthur J. Goldberg

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