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dock•et



Pronunciation: (dok'it), [key]
n., v., -et•ed, -et•ing.


n.
1. Also called trial docket. a list of cases in court for trial, or the names of the parties who have cases pending.
2. Chiefly Brit.
a. an official memorandum or entry of proceedings in a legal cause.
b. a register of such entries.
c. 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.
3. the list of business to be transacted by a board, council, legislative assembly, or the like.
4. Brit.a writing on a letter or document stating its contents; any statement of particulars attached to a package, envelope, etc.; a label or ticket.

v.t.
1. Law.to enter in the docket of the court.
2. Law.to make an abstract or summary of the heads of, as a document; abstract and enter in a book: judgments regularly docketed.
3. to endorse (a letter, document, etc.) with a memorandum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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