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dock spider see "fisher spider."
dockyard an area, usu. near a waterway, with facilities for building or servicing ships.
doctor a person licensed to care for or treat people or animals, such as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian. (abbr.: Dr.) [6 definitions]
doctoral of or relating to studies for a Ph.D. or other nonmedical doctor's degree.
doctorate the highest academic degree, esp. the Ph.D., awarded for completion of advanced work at the graduate level, or as an honorary degree, and conferring the title or status of doctor on the recipient; doctor's degree.
doctorless combined form of doctor.
Doctor of Philosophy the highest doctorate awarded by a university, esp. in the humanities or sciences. (abbr.: Ph.D.)
doctor's office a building, or place within a building, used by a single physician or group of physicians, where patients can consult with or be treated by a doctor on an appointment basis.
doctrinaire dogmatically adhering to a doctrine or theory, regardless of its practicality. [2 definitions]
doctrine something that is advocated or taught; teaching. [3 definitions]
docudrama a dramatic reenactment of real events, often enhanced by fictional additions, esp. for television.
document a written or printed paper, often of a legal or official nature, that provides information, evidence, or proof of something, such as a birth certificate or marriage license. [4 definitions]
documentable combined form of document.
documentary pertaining to, consisting of, or based on written, authoritative information. [2 definitions]
documentation the use of documents as evidence, as to support claims or conclusions, or the documents themselves. [3 definitions]
DOD abbreviation of "Department of Defense."
dodder to shake or be unsteady on one's feet, as from old age; totter.
doddering shaky or unsteady, esp. in walking.
dodeca- twelve.
dodecagon a two-dimensional geometric figure with twelve angles and twelve sides.
dodecahedron a three-dimensional geometric figure with twelve plane faces.