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Dock

To curtail or diminish, as, for example, to dock a person's wages for lateness or poor work. The cage or enclosed space in a criminal court where prisoners stand when brought in for trial.

dock

an enclosed space in a court of law where the accused sits or stands during trial.
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On Monday it emerged that the troops of Pakistan navy had successfully thwarted an attack on Pakistan Bahria's dockyard on Saturday.
Tourism minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Ghulam Ahmad Mir, said that as the houseboats are the pride of Kashmir valley, the dockyard was necessary.
The source also said two other British dockyards - Cammell Laird and A&P Tyne at Jarrow - could also be vulnerable in the shake-up because extra work could go elsewhere.
And if the last time you thought about Isambard Kingdom Brunel was in a GCSE history exam, you'll be glad to hear one of his finest creations - the SS Great Britain - can be seen at Bristol's Great Western Dockyard.
To enable us to come down to one dockyard the industry had to invest in the necessary rationalisation.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last week, said Labour signed a "terms of business agreement" with the dockyards that meant they had to commit to the carriers.
The co-op's managing secretary said: "My society does 50% of its trade with dockyard employees and officials and naturally a large part of our trade will be affected.
Editor MacDougall, a naval dockyard historian, has assembled a considerable quantity of documents, correspondence, and other information to provide insight into the workings of a British naval dockyard during the transformative period between 1815 and 1865.
The 75,000 dwt product oil tanker, Gulf Coral, is the last but one vessel to be delivered this year by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard -- South Korea's biggest ship builder.
At Miandad Jetty, Commodore Habibur Rehman Qureshi, Managing Director PN Dockyard, laid wreath at the memorial built in commemoration of PN Dockyard workers who were martyred during 1971 Indo-Pak war.
GEM, the Middle East's largest independent commercial product tanker operator, received the first ever Panamax built by Korean ship building giant, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD).
Spies monitoring communist activity at Chatham dockyard in the 1930s and 1940s would have appreciated the help of James Bond's gadget expert Q, it would seem.