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docker1

[dok-er] /ˈdɒk ər/
noun
1.
a laborer on shipping docks; longshoreman.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; dock1 + -er1

docker2

[dok-er] /ˈdɒk ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that docks or cuts short.
Origin
1800-10; dock2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dockers

docker1

/ˈdɒkə/
noun
1.
(Brit) a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships US and Canadian equivalent longshoreman See also stevedore

docker2

/ˈdɒkə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that docks something, such as the tail of a horse
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