dockside

noun

dock·​side ˈdäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce dockside (audio)
often attributive
: 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 While dining at her dockside restaurant boasting a century of history, you'll be captivated by the fishermen working alongside seabirds and the occasional dolphin. Usa Today Network, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024 Later, the Boathouse will debut dockside dining with its own menu. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2024 Pull up to Hula Hut for Tex-Mex and Caribbean food served dockside, or access public camping spots and picnic areas at Emma Long Metropolitan Park on the shore. Amanda Ogle, Travel + Leisure, 25 Jan. 2024 The 20-acre complex is a place to mix with locals and visitors and take in exceptional dockside views. Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 The Black boat captain who was attacked by white boaters in a wild dockside brawl captured in viral video was accused of assault in connection with the Alabama melee, officials said Thursday. David K. Li, NBC News, 10 Nov. 2023 In 1990, when the state legislature passed the Mississippi Gaming Control Act, dockside gambling began to draw visitors to Biloxi. Kelsey Ogletree, Southern Living, 16 Jan. 2024 Black boat captain in Alabama brawl accused of assault A Black boat captain, who was attacked by white boaters in a dockside brawl that was captured in viral video, was accused of assault in connection with the Alabama melee, officials confirmed yesterday. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 10 Nov. 2023 The image from Planet Labs, taken a few hours after the attack, showed a ship dockside with another vessel next to it. Hanna Arhirova and Emma Burrows, Chicago Tribune, 4 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dockside was in 1887

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“Dockside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dockside. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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dockside

noun
dock·​side ˈdäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce dockside (audio)
: the shore or area next to a dock
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