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dockyard

[dok-yahrd] /ˈdɒkˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
a waterside area containing docks, workshops, warehouses, etc., for building, outfitting, and repairing ships, for storing naval supplies, etc.
2.
British. a navy yard.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; dock1 + yard2
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Examples for dockyard
  • To be disposed of at mid-ocean, port or dockyard facilities.
  • Instead, the local dockyard would repair what it could, but her aft turret would remain useless.
  • The cup was then generally given to the dockyard ship wright as a memento.
British Dictionary definitions for dockyard

dockyard

/ˈdɒkˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
a naval establishment with docks, workshops, etc, for the building, fitting out, and repair of vessels
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