Definition of dock:
- The rump of a horse.
- The rumex, a genus of plants of several species.
- The tail of a beast cut short; the stump; a case of leather to cover the stump.
- A broad deep trench on the side of a harbour, or bank of a river, in which ships are built or repaired; an artificial enclosure or basin for the reception of ships; the place where a criminal stands in court. Wet- docks, docks for the purpose of loading and unloading vessels. Dry- docks, docks for building and repairing them. A Naval dock, a place provided with all sorts of stores and materials for the royal navy. A dock company, a corporate body or association owning docks.
- To cut short; to curtail; to cut off; to deduct from; to destroy or defeat.
- To draw or place a ship in a dock.
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Rhymes for dock:
- antiknock, interlock, overstock.
- bach, bloc, bloch, block, blok, boch, bock, bok, broc, brock, brok, caulk, chalk, chock, chok, clock, croc, crock, doc, floc, flock, frock, glock, haak, hoc, hoch, hock, jacques, jock, kloc, knock, kok, kroc, krock, loch, lock, locke, lok, mach, mock, mok, nock, och, poch, pock, roc, roch, rock, schlock, shock, smock, sock, sok, spock, stock, tock, vlok, walk, wok.
- bangkok, iraq, isaak, o'clock, restock, undock, unlock.
Idioms for dock:
dock sth from sth
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