Longshoreman



[lawng-shawr-muh n, -shohr-, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔr mən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ-/

noun, plural longshoremen.
1.
a person employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.
/ˈlɒŋˌʃɔːmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(US & Canadian) a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) docker
n.

1811, shortening of alongshore + man (n.).

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