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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.

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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Let himself be knocked down by a pair horse van while crossing the road outside the dock gate, as if he had neither eyes nor ears.
"I only hope that they really have hit upon a device to rid the sea of these cursed submarines!" he remarked, as they made their way across the dock. "I see the brutes have taken to sinking fishing boats now."
A hulk came along- side, took our cargo, and then we went into dry dock to get our copper stripped.
This was possible, because, a servant seeking a servant's billet, he was expected to stand and face the four seated ones as if they were judges on the bench and he the felon in the dock. Nevertheless, the gaze of the ancient one pursued him, until, studying it more closely, he decided that it did not reach to him at all.
|The Overhead Railway Known as the Dockers' Umbrella, the Overhead Railway stretched along the city's waterfront and provided transport both to workers on the city's docks and others getting into the city centre.
The acquisition covers the docking of seven (7) boats and the immediate need for boat repair between docks. According to the preliminary plan, In 2019 the coastal guard ships of the kotka coast guard station (rv-150), The porvoo coast guard station (rv-137) and the porkkala coast guard station (rv-155) will be docked.
Increased adoption of wireless docks with USB 3.0 ports will create new growth avenues for the market during the forecast period.
Garden City, ID, September 12, 2015 --(PR.com)-- For dock owners, there are few things that can bring their docks to life and deliver a jaw dropping an experience of high quality underwater dock lights.
A COMPANY that brought mothballed docks back to life on Teesside has created more than 100 jobs in the process.