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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Docket  \Dock"et\,  n.  [Dock  to  cut  off  +  dim.  suffix  -et.] 
  1.  A  small  piece  of  paper  or  parchment,  containing  the  heads 
  of  a  writing;  a  summary  or  digest. 
 
  2.  A  bill  tied  to  goods,  containing  some  direction,  as  the 
  name  of  the  owner,  or  the  place  to  which  they  are  to  be 
  sent;  a  label.  --Bailey. 
 
  3.  (Law) 
  a  An  abridged  entry  of  a  judgment  or  proceeding  in  an 
  action  or  register  or  such  entries;  a  book  of 
  original,  kept  by  clerks  of  courts,  containing  a 
  formal  list  of  the  names  of  parties,  and  minutes  of 
  the  proceedings,  in  each  case  in  court. 
  b  (U.  S.)  A  list  or  calendar  of  causes  ready  for  hearing 
  or  trial,  prepared  for  the  use  of  courts  by  the 
  clerks. 
 
  4.  A  list  or  calendar  of  business  matters  to  be  acted  on  in 
  any  assembly. 
 
  {On  the  docket},  in  hand;  in  the  plan  under  consideration; 
  in  process  of  execution  or  performance.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Docket  \Dock"et\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Docketed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Docketing}.] 
  1.  To  make  a  brief  abstract  of  (a  writing)  and  indorse  it  on 
  the  back  of  the  paper,  or  to  indorse  the  title  or  contents 
  on  the  back  of  to  summarize;  as  to  docket  letters  and 
  papers.  --Chesterfield. 
 
  2.  (Law) 
  a  To  make  a  brief  abstract  of  and  inscribe  in  a  book; 
  as  judgments  regularly  docketed. 
  b  To  enter  or  inscribe  in  a  docket,  or  list  of  causes 
  for  trial. 
 
  3.  To  mark  with  a  ticket;  as  to  docket  goods. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  docket 
  n  1:  a  list  of  matters  to  be  taken  up  (as  at  a  meeting)  [syn:  {agenda}, 
  {agendum},  {order  of  business}] 
  2:  a  temporally  organized  plan  for  matters  to  be  attended  to 
  [syn:  {agenda},  {schedule}] 
  v  1:  in  law:  place  on  the  docket  for  legal  action  "Only  5  of  the 
  120  cases  docketed  were  tried" 
  2:  in  law:  make  a  summary  or  abstract  of  a  legal  document  and 
  inscribe  it  in  a  list 




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