1(Of a ship) moored in a dock.
- We don't know from the ship's log whether that ship was sailing that night, although normally on a Sunday night, the ship is in dock and doesn't sail.
- ‘Besides, you said you'd think about it,’ Len said confidently as they were walking back to the ship that was in dock.
- When the captain had read Maxwell's letter he told him that the ship had been in dock for four years and he could not afford to sail her.
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