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bitter dock

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb, the leaves of which contain tannins and oxalic acid, an astringent. It has been used as a laxative, for skin rashes, itching and toothaches, and internally for menopausal symptoms.
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All he knows is, "if there's no haul-out facility, it's sure as heck hard to get any work." More than that, though, Wehren says network members need a common dock area where they can work on boats.
Before, both raw materials that went to the manufacturing plant and finished products, such as cosmetics and toiletries from outside suppliers, were received at a common dock in the manufacturing area.
Located in the East-West Corridor submarket, The Corporate Plaza of Elmhurst is a single-story office complex with high visibility on Lake Street that features common docks, office/flex space and desirable interstate access to Route 83 and Interstates 290, 294, and 355.