dockwalloper

dock-walloper

[dok-wol-uh-per]
noun Slang.
a casual laborer about docks or wharves.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism; dock1 + walloper

dock-walloping, noun
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dock-walloper

noun
a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port [syn: stevedore
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