Also called trial docket. a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.
Chiefly British.
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), docketed, docketing.
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.

1475–85; earlier dogget, of obscure origin

redocket, verb (used with object), redocketed, redocketing.
undocketed, adjective Unabridged
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docket (ˈdɒkɪt)
1.  chiefly (Brit) a piece of paper accompanying or referring to a package or other delivery, stating contents, delivery instructions, etc, sometimes serving as a receipt
2.  law
 a.  an official summary of the proceedings in a court of justice
 b.  a register containing such a summary
3.  (Brit)
 a.  a customs certificate declaring that duty has been paid
 b.  a certificate giving particulars of a shipment and allowing its holder to obtain a delivery order
4.  a summary of contents, as in a document
5.  (US) a list of things to be done
6.  (US) law
 a.  a list of cases awaiting trial
 b.  the names of the parties to pending litigation
7.  to fix a docket to (a package, etc)
8.  law
 a.  to make a summary of (a document, judgment, etc)
 b.  to abstract and enter in a book or register
9.  to endorse (a document, etc) with a summary
[C15: of unknown origin]

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Word Origin & History

c.1460, "a summary or abstract," of unknown origin, perhaps a dim. form related to dock (v.). An early form was doggette.
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