Definition of dockside in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdäkˌsīd/


[in singular]
The area immediately adjacent to a dock.
Example sentences
  • While dockside or at anchor, the back of the helm seat may be flipped forward to make a U-shaped settee for entertaining.
  • The company transports cargo between the dockside and moored ships.
  • It is a typical dockside area and is unique in retaining its feel.

Words that rhyme with dockside

dioxide, hydroxide, monoxide, oxide, peroxide

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Syllabification: dock·side

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