from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A place where ships are repaired or outfitted.

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

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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dock + yard



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