- land or area adjoining a dock: We were at the dockside to greet them.
- pertaining to or located at or near a dockside: dockside warehouses; a dockside fire.
Origin of dockside
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Examples from the Web for dockside
Across the street from Dockside and the VFW, another 30-foot sailboat was capsized.Hamptons Residents Reel as Superstorm Sandy Recedes
Emily J. Weitz
October 31, 2012
Surely, the newfound cooperation of dockside racketeers had a chilling effect on German espionage.The Real Inglorious Bastards
July 19, 2011
There's not a familiar face on deck, other than maybe one I've seen in a dockside bar, but never one whose name I've known.The Jewels of Aptor
Samuel R. Delany
Then he took the seaman with him and passed quickly down to one of the larger warehouses by the dockside.
Indeed, in most dockside resorts it was a common thing for pirates and honest seamen to fraternize with perfect goodwill.
Short on the stroke of 'turn to' they straggle down the dockside to start the round anew.
During our brief stay in port it was impossible to procure day-labouring gangs—even the 'gulls' of the dockside were busy at sea.