dockside

noun, often attributive
dock·​side | \-ˌsīd \

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.

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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 Also in Shima, the rustic Hiogiso is a dockside ryokan with a cypress onsen and tatami-floor guest rooms. Adam H. Graham, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Ise-Shima Peninsula Is a Portal Into Old Japan," 2 June 2017 Photographer: Caitlin Ochs/Bloomberg Pedestrians pass the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort as shipping cranes stand on the dockside beyond at the Port of Hamburg on Wednesday. Bloomberg.com, "Bloomberg's Week in Pictures," 22 Sep. 2017 At the Caloosa Cove Resort and Marina, concrete pilings meant to hold the dock in place had been knocked sideways, and three manatees lolled in the water, drinking from an outflow pump spitting water from the dockside. Reuters, Fortune, "‘It’s Devastating.’ Returning Florida Evacuees Stunned by Extent of Damage from Hurricane Irma," 13 Sep. 2017

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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dockside

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dockside

: the area along a shore next to a dock

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