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dockmaster

[dok-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈdɒkˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun, Nautical
1.
a person who supervises the dry-docking of ships.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; dock1 + master
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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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