Dock"et (?), n. [Dock to cut off + dim. suffix -et.]

1.

A small piece of paper or parchment, containing the heads of a writing; a summary or digest.

2.

A bill tied to goods, containing some direction, as the name of the owner, or the place to which they are to be sent; a label.

Bailey.

3. Law (a)

An abridged entry of a judgment or proceeding in an action, or register or such entries; a book of original, kept by clerks of courts, containing a formal list of the names of parties, and minutes of the proceedings, in each case in court

. (b) (U. S.)

A list or calendar of causes ready for hearing or trial, prepared for the use of courts by the clerks.

4.

A list or calendar of business matters to be acted on in any assembly.

On the docket, in hand; in the plan; under consideration; in process of execution or performance. [Colloq.]

 

© Webster 1913.


Dock"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Docketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Docketing.]

1.

To make a brief abstract of (a writing) and indorse it on the back of the paper, or to indorse the title or contents on the back of; to summarize; as, to docket letters and papers.

Chesterfield.

2. Law (a)

To make a brief abstract of and inscribe in a book; as, judgments regularly docketed.

(b)

To enter or inscribe in a docket, or list of causes for trial.

3.

To mark with a ticket; as, to docket goods.

 

© Webster 1913.

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