American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The area adjacent to a boating dock.
- n. The area near a dock, or next to a docked ship.
- n. the region adjacent to a boat dock
“Chris Mehlig, a fisherman from Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, said he is getting eight days of work a month, laying down containment boom, running supplies to other boats or simply being on call dockside in case he is needed.”
“Waiting on the dockside were a bunch of thugs, the attachés, as the successors to the Duvalier regime’s famously feared thugs, the Tontons Macoutes, were known.”
“The other two one-acters here are In The Zone, a wartime drama portraying the claustrophobia and suspicion on a boat carrying explosives through U-boat territory, and The Long Voyage Home, set in a seedy London dockside bar where a newly paid crew present opportunities for the unscrupulous.”
“The wedding: Tracy and Robert arranged to wed on the Sequoia, the site of their first meeting, while guests watched dockside.”
“To collect data on recreational fishing the government monitors catch at the dockside, and through self-reported data from logbooks, catch cards and telephone surveys.”
“This program is helping to improve dockside catch monitoring, self reporting and targeted telephone surveys.iii”
“Over the past week or so in the Delta, floodwaters along the rain-swollen river and its backed-up tributaries have already washed away crops, forced many to seek higher ground and closed some of the dockside casinos that are vital to the state's economy.”
“Those New Zealand pioneers in 1905 had left Wellington aboard the liner Rimutaka on 30 July and 42 days later had been greeted at Plymouth dockside by the RFU secretary, Rowland Hill.”
“It all feels right for mid-19th century New England—the draft horses with their enormous shaggy hooves, the crowded smoky taverns, and the dockside heaving with humanity and noisy enterprise.”
“Ein and Monty Hoffman, chief executive of District-based PH Hoffman, hope to leverage the growing popularity of Washington's World TeamTennis franchise -- and its marquee players Venus and Serena Williams -- to lure area residents to a waterfront development of hotels, restaurants, shops, a marina with 600 new boat slips and dockside apartments.”
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