What does it mean to “Dock the dough?

What does it mean to dock the dough?

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Bien Cuit Shortbread
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Charlie S. March 3, 2023
Prick it all over with a fork or a dough docker to keep it from rising out of the pan when it first hits the heat. Often also augmented by ceramic baking beads, beans, or rice.
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