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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wet a. [Compar. Wetter superl. Wettest.]
 1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table. Wet cheeks.”
 2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.  Wet October's torrent flood.”
 3. Chem. Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
 4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk.  [Slang]
 Wet blanket, Wet dock, etc.  See under Blanket, Dock, etc.
 Wet goods, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
 Syn: -- Nasty; humid; damp; moist.  See Nasty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dock, n.
 1. An artificial basin or an inclosure in connection with a harbor or river, -- used for the reception of vessels, and provided with gates for keeping in or shutting out the tide.
 2. The slip or water way extending between two piers or projecting wharves, for the reception of ships; -- sometimes including the piers themselves; as, to be down on the dock.
 3. The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands.
 Balance dock, a kind of floating dock which is kept level by pumping water out of, or letting it into, the compartments of side chambers.
 Dry dock, a dock from which the water may be shut or pumped out, especially, one in the form of a chamber having walls and floor, often of masonry and communicating with deep water, but having appliances for excluding it; -- used in constructing or repairing ships. The name includes structures used for the examination, repairing, or building of vessels, as graving docks, floating docks, hydraulic docks, etc.
 Floating dock, a dock which is made to become buoyant, and, by floating, to lift a vessel out of water.
 Graving dock, a dock for holding a ship for graving or cleaning the bottom, etc.
 Hydraulic dock, a dock in which a vessel is raised clear of the water by hydraulic presses.
 Naval dock, a dock connected with which are naval stores, materials, and all conveniences for the construction and repair of ships.
 Sectional dock, a form of floating dock made in separate sections or caissons.
 Slip dock, a dock having a sloping floor that extends from deep water to above high-water mark, and upon which is a railway on which runs a cradle carrying the ship.
 Wet dock, a dock where the water is shut in, and kept at a given level, to facilitate the loading and unloading of ships; -- also sometimes used as a place of safety; a basin.