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dockside Line breaks: dock|side
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒksʌɪd/

Definition of dockside in English:


The area immediately adjacent to a dock: the dockside was the busiest place Ruth had ever seen [as modifier]: three large dockside cranes are being installed
More 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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