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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dock \Dock\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Docked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Docking.] [See Dock a tail. Cf. W. tociaw, and twciaw, to
1. to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut
short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse.
His top was docked like a priest biforn. -- Chaucer.
2. To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to
subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages.
3. To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
65 Moby Thesaurus words for "docked":
Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, abstracted, aposiopestic, bobbed,
brief, brusque, butchered, capsule, capsulized, castrated, clipped,
close, compact, compendious, compressed, concise, condensed,
contracted, crisp, cropped, curt, curtailed, cut, cut short,
digested, elided, elliptic, epigrammatic, garbled, gnomic, hashed,
laconic, lopped, mangled, mowed, mown, mutilated, nipped, pithy,
pointed, pollard, polled, pruned, reaped, reserved, sententious,
shaved, sheared, short, short and sweet, short-cut, shortened,
snub, snubbed, succinct, summary, synopsized, taciturn, terse,
tight, to the point, trimmed, truncated
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