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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of several shores used to prevent a ship from moving while the blocks are knocked away before launching.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of several shores used to hold a ship firmly and prevent her moving while the blocks are knocked away before launching.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ship-building, one of the shores or pieces of timber used to prevent a vessel from starting during the removal of the keel-blocks preparatory to launching.

Etymologies

dog +‎ shore (Wiktionary)

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