[dok-mas-ter, -mah-ster]
noun Nautical.
a person who supervises the dry-docking of ships.

1730–40; dock1 + master Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Also, the dockmaster's house was gone, and part of the largest dock with it.
Ask the dockmaster to arrange a deep-sea fishing charter, or take a dip in the small pool framed by oleanders and a harbor view.
T he marina now has a full-time dockmaster on the premises who is available to handle all emergencies and concerns.
We will be happy to have you work with our dockmaster on fees and availability of this service.
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