docker

1 [dok-er]
noun
a laborer on shipping docks; longshoreman.

Origin:
1755–65; dock1 + -er1

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docker

2 [dok-er]
noun
a person or thing that docks or cuts short.

Origin:
1800–10; dock2 + -er1

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docker1 (ˈdɒkə)
 
n
(Brit) See also stevedore US and Canadian equivalent: longshoreman a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships

docker2 (ˈdɒkə)
 
n
a person or thing that docks something, such as the tail of a horse

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Docker-type pants and a collared shirt are the minimum acceptable appearance.
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