A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination.
- The area of water between two piers or alongside a pier that receives a ship for loading, unloading, or repairs.
- A pier; a wharf.
- A group of piers on a commercial waterfront that serve as a general landing area for ships or boats. Often used in the plural.
- A platform at which trucks or trains load or unload cargo.
- To maneuver (a vessel or vehicle) into or next to a dock.
- To couple (two or more spacecraft, for example) in space.
- To move or come into a dock.
- The solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail.
- The tail of an animal after it has been bobbed or clipped.
- To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).
- To deprive of a benefit or a part of one's wages, especially as a punishment: The company docks its employees for unauthorized absences.
- To withhold or deduct a part from (one's salary or wages).
- An enclosed place where the defendant stands or sits in a court of law.
- in the dock On trial or under intense scrutiny.
- See sorrel1.