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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.


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).

Dock, Lavinia Lloyd

an American public health nurse. A graduate of the Bellevue Hospital Training School for Nurses in New York in 1886, she started a visiting nurse service in Norwalk, Connecticut. She then joined the New York City Mission before becoming an assistant to Isabel Hampton Robb at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She returned to public health nursing when she joined the Henry Street Settlement in New York to work with Lillian Wald. She advocated an international public health movement and the improvement of education for nurses. With M. Adelaide Nutting, she wrote History of Nursing, a classic in nursing literature.
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The time to think about your dock doors is before they fail due to a lift truck collision or a spring or cable break, advises Josh Brown, national sales manager for TKO Dock Doors (800-558-6960; www.
How ironic to be placing a commemorative souvenir from the opening of one dock in a new museum which in itself amounts to a commemorative souvenir of the sad destruction of Manchester dock, which pre-dated the Albert Dock by 60 years.
They share many of the same advanced structural features with the addition of an electro/hydraulic power source for easier operation and to interlock with other dock safety equipment.
Because most cross-docking activity is concentrated at receiving and loading docks, ensure that you have an adequate number of dock doors as well as enough capacity in those areas.
dock, installed with anchor and chain, averages $10,000.
The affordable housing at Palmer's Dock is part of the most ambitious and successful effort in actually creating affordable housing in a quarter century.
It will soon be possible for sea anglers, small boat owners and visitors to enjoy the dock site.
More than 200,000 dock positions in the United States are currently at risk for potential dock seal fires.
If the PMA (Pacific Maritime Association) doesn't want to work with us, we'll be out here again when it's done,'' the 42 year-old dock worker said, watching the picket line.
Quite a little park on the Victoria Dock (AR April 2001) was the first result of their project.
Removing these large loads can be problematic if the loading dock is not designed to accommodate them.
North Carolina and Ohio source dock sales to the destination state; on the other hand, Delaware and Texas source them to the state in which the dock sales occur.