(n) a short or shortened tail of certain animals
(n) the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
(n) landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
(n) an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
(n) a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
(n) a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
(n) any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
(v) haul into a dock; "dock the ships"
(v) remove or shorten the tail of an animal
(v) come into dock; "the ship docked"
(v) deduct from someone's wages
(v) deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty