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Noun: docking  dó-king
  1. The act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
    - moorage, dockage, tying up
Verb: dock  dók
  1. Come into dock
    "the ship docked"
  2. Deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  3. Deduct from someone's wages
  4. Remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    - tail, bob
  5. Manoeuvre into a dock
    "dock the ships"

Derived forms: dockings

Type of: arrival, channelise [Brit], channelize, come in, cut, deduct, deprive, direct, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, guide, head, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], move into, point, recoup, steer, withhold

Antonym: undock

Encyclopedia: Docking, Norfolk

Dock, Wharf and General Labourers' Union