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Lavinia Lloyd (1858–1956). American pioneer in public health nursing. Beginning with her work with the United Workers of Norwich, Connecticut, she made valuable contributions to public health nursing, including work with Lillian wald at the Henry Street Settlement in New York. In addition, she was active in the women's suffrage movement and an advocate of legislative control of nursing practice. She was also a prolific author; her works include Materia Medica for Nurses, one of the earliest nursing textbooks, and a four-volume History of Nursing, written with Adelaide nutting.
 Lavinia Lloyd Dock. Special collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.
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dock

(dŏk)
n.
1. The solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail.
2. The tail of an animal after it has been bobbed or clipped.
tr.v. docked, docking, docks
To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).
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According to the paper, one detail that has troubled Apple observers is that the headphone jack on the pictured component is located directly next to the dock connector.
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Monster is famous for its exotic hi-fi cables so it's no surprise that there's a long lead running round this one from the lighter socket to the dock connector. And it gets in the way at any opportunity.
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The retractable dock connector to mini-jack cable, extends to over 70cm and easily retracts.