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docked


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dock  \Dock\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Docked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Docking}.]  [See  {Dock}  a  tail.  Cf  W.  tociaw  and  twciaw  to 
  dock,  clip.] 
  1.  to  cut  off  as  the  end  of  a  thing  to  curtail;  to  cut 
  short;  to  clip;  as  to  dock  the  tail  of  a  horse. 
 
  His  top  was  docked  like  a  priest  biforn.  --  Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  cut  off  a  part  from  to  shorten;  to  deduct  from  to 
  subject  to  a  deduction;  as  to  dock  one's  wages. 
 
  3.  To  cut  off  bar,  or  destroy;  as  to  dock  an  entail. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  docked 
  adj  1:  that  in  a  dock;  "a  docked  ship" 
  2:  (of  animals)  having  ears  or  tail  cut  short;  "doberman 
  pinschers  with  docked  tails  and  ears"  [syn:  {clipped}] 




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