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dock-walloper

[dok-wol-uh-per] /ˈdɒkˌwɒl ə pər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a casual laborer about docks or wharves.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; dock1 + walloper
Related forms
dock-walloping, noun
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