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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Docket \Dock"et\, n. [Dock to cut off + dim. suffix -et.] 1. A small piece of paper or parchment, containing the heads of a writing; a summary or digest. [1913 Webster] 2. A bill tied to goods, containing some direction, as the name of the owner, or the place to which they are to be sent; a label. --Bailey. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) An abridged entry of a judgment or proceeding in an action, or register or such entries; a book of original, kept by clerks of courts, containing a formal list of the names of parties, and minutes of the proceedings, in each case in court. (b) (U. S.) A list or calendar of causes ready for hearing or trial, prepared for the use of courts by the clerks. [1913 Webster] 4. A list or calendar of business matters to be acted on in any assembly. [1913 Webster] On the docket, in hand; in the plan; under consideration; in process of execution or performance. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]