dockside

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 The 2019 preliminary exvessel (dockside) value of $306.5 million for all salmon species ranks first in the history of the fishery and was 248 percent of the 20-year average of $124 million, according to a Fish and Game statement. Anchorage Daily News, "North Pacific Fishery Management Council meets next week in Homer," 24 Sep. 2019 The lower level, dockside, features a bedroom/office space as well as a laundry and storage. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, "House tour: It’s always summer on this Sausalito houseboat," 31 Aug. 2019 With thousands of extra containers piled up dockside, Kosters struggled to get her tiles off ships and onto trucks, incurring thousands of dollars in extra costs assessed by the terminals. Samantha Masunaga, latimes.com, "In Trump’s trade war with China, L.A. ports are ground zero," 9 June 2019 Except for those who managed to elude fingerprinting at dockside and slip northward into other European countries to claim asylum there, the vast majority filed asylum requests in Italy. Frances D'emilio, Fox News, "Italy vows to expel far more migrants, but it won't be easy," 22 June 2018 Except for those who managed to elude fingerprinting at dockside and slip northward into other European countries to claim asylum there, the vast majority filed asylum requests in Italy. Washington Post, "Italy vows to expel far more migrants, but it won’t be easy," 22 June 2018 Free dockside activities include an exhibit, cannon demonstrations (daily at 1 and 3:15 p.m.), plus re-enactor- and knot-tying stations. Courant Staff, courant.com, "Things To Do This Week," 18 June 2018 The main dining room is staged to resemble a weathered dockside joint. Al Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway | The Sacramento Bee," 18 May 2018 Free dockside activities include an exhibit, cannon demonstrations and history, re-enactor and knot-tying stations. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "A Summer Full Of Free Things To Do On The Riverfront," 16 May 2018

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Dockside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dockside. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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dockside

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English Language Learners Definition of dockside

: the area along a shore next to a dock

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