Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area, often bordering a body of water, with facilities for building, repairing, or dry-docking ships.
  • n. Chiefly British A navy yard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where ships are repaired or outfitted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yard or storage place for all sorts of naval stores and timber for shipbuilding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yard or magazine near a harbor, for containing all kinds of naval stores and timber.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an establishment on the waterfront where vessels are built or fitted out or repaired

Etymologies

dock + yard (Wiktionary)

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