Docking
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. [1913 Webster]

His top was docked like a priest biforn. -- Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages. [1913 Webster]

3. To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail. [1913 Webster]


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