noun, often attributive
dock·​side | \ ˈdäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce dockside (audio) \

Definition of dockside

: the shore or area adjacent to a dock

Examples of dockside in a Sentence

The fish are unloaded at dockside and taken right to the market.
Recent Examples on the Web For upscale dockside dining, the Pensacola Fish House is your spot. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2022 The 101-foot classic Schooner Aurora offers a unique opportunity to have a lobster dinner dockside and then set sail for a relaxing and scenic cruise around Narragansett Bay. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 18 June 2022 Also appetizers, salads, combos, chicken specialties, country dinners, dockside favorites, burgers, and desserts. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 11 Apr. 2022 Despite the Sullivan being in good shape, however, there's not much hope for even dockside programs this year. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2022 Such mismatches help explain why containers destined to travel by rail sit dockside for an average of eight days, up from two before the pandemic. David J. Lynch, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Oct. 2021 Two people were injured at a Florida dockside restaurant Friday after a portion of the dock collapsed into the water. Lawrence Richard, Fox News, 22 Jan. 2022 This two-story restaurant-bar property, with a more casual dockside bar underneath at water level sits on the north shore of Lake San Marcos. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Jan. 2022 Alaska’s total 2021 sockeye catch was 57 million fish, with a preliminary value topping $361 million – more than 56% of Alaska’s total dockside value. Laine Welch | Fish Factor, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of dockside

1887, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Dockside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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