Docket
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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. To mark with a ticket; as, to docket goods. [1913 Webster]


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  • docket — dock·et 1 / dä kət/ n [earlier doggette docquet summary, abstract, of unknown origin] 1 a: a formal abridged record of the proceedings (as motions, orders, and judgments) in a legal action the clerk shall keep a docket in each case U.S. Code b: a …   Law dictionary

  • docket — dock‧et [ˈdɒkt ǁ ˈdɑː ] noun [countable] 1. a document giving details of goods that have been sold or delivered, the contents of a package etc: • the old system of having to write out an individual docket for every transaction 2. LAW a list of… …   Financial and business terms

  • docket — the schedule on which the clerk of the court records all motions, pleadings, memoranda, orders and all other court filings (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) The list of documents and actions within a bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Docket — may refer to: Docket (court), the official schedule of proceedings in lawsuits pending in a court of law. Term also includes a case identification number and reference point and case history for all case work involving a particular case. Agenda… …   Wikipedia

  • docket — [däk′it] n. [earlier doggette, abstract, register < ? It doghetta, small heraldic bend] 1. a summary, as of a legal proceeding, or a list of legal decisions ☆ 2. a list of cases to be tried by a law court 3. any list or summary of things to be …   English World dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A bill tied to goods, containing some direction, as the name of the owner, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • docket — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a document accompanying a consignment of goods that lists its contents, certifies payment of duty, or entitles the holder to delivery. ► VERB (docketed, docketing) ▪ mark (a consignment or package) with a docket. ORIGIN originally… …   English terms dictionary

  • Docket — (engl., spr. Dakk t), Waaren, Waarenliste …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Docket — Docket, engl., Waarenliste …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • docket — mid 15c., a summary or abstract, of unknown origin, perhaps a dim. form related to DOCK (Cf. dock) (v.). An early form was doggette. Meaning list of lawsuits to be tried is from 1709 …   Etymology dictionary

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