Definition of docket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒkɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːkɪt//
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  1. 1(business) a document or label that shows what is in a package, which goods have been delivered, which jobs have been done, etc.
  2. 2(North American English) (also docket sheet) a list of cases to be dealt with in a particular court
  3. 3(North American English) a list of items to be discussed at a meeting
  4. Word Originlate 15th cent.: perhaps from dock ‘cut short’. The word originally denoted a short summary or abstract; hence, in the early 18th cent., ‘a document giving particulars of a consignment’.
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