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Words nearby trial docket
Definition for trial-docket (2 of 2)
[ dok-it ]
/ ˈdɒk ɪt /
Also called trial docket. a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.
- an official memorandum or entry of proceedings in a legal cause.
- a register of such entries.
- any of various certificates or warrants giving the holder right to obtain, buy, or move goods that are controlled by the government, as a custom-house docket certifying duty has been paid.
the list of business to be transacted by a board, council, legislative assembly, or the like.
British. a writing on a letter or document stating its contents; any statement of particulars attached to a package, envelope, etc.; a label or ticket.
verb (used with object), dock·et·ed, dock·et·ing.
Law. to enter in the docket of the court.
Law. to make an abstract or summary of the heads of, as a document; abstract and enter in a book: judgments regularly docketed.
to endorse (a letter, document, etc.) with a memorandum.
Origin of docket
First recorded in 1475–85; earlier dogget, of obscure origin
OTHER WORDS FROM docketre·dock·et, verb (used with object), re·dock·et·ed, re·dock·et·ing.un·dock·et·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trial-docket
/ (ˈdɒkɪt) /
mainly British a piece of paper accompanying or referring to a package or other delivery, stating contents, delivery instructions, etc, sometimes serving as a receipt
- an official summary of the proceedings in a court of justice
- a register containing such a summary
- a customs certificate declaring that duty has been paid
- a certificate giving particulars of a shipment and allowing its holder to obtain a delivery order
a summary of contents, as in a document
US a list of things to be done
- a list of cases awaiting trial
- the names of the parties to pending litigation
to fix a docket to (a package, etc)
- to make a summary of (a document, judgment, etc)
- to abstract and enter in a book or register
to endorse (a document, etc) with a summary
Word Origin for docket
C15: of unknown origin
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