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dockside

[ dok-sahyd ]
/ ˈdɒkˌsaɪd /
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noun

land or area adjoining a dock: We were at the dockside to greet them.

adjective

pertaining to or located at or near a dockside: dockside warehouses; a dockside fire.

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Origin of dockside

First recorded in 1885–90; dock1 + side1
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