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dogger1

[daw-ger, dog-er] /ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər/
noun
1.
a two-masted Dutch fishing vessel with a blunt bow, used in the North Sea.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Middle Dutch dogge fishing boat + -er -er1

dogger2

[daw-ger, dog-er] /ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər/
noun, Metalworking.
1.
an assistant at a drawbench.
Origin
dog + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dogger

dogger1

/ˈdɒɡə/
noun
1.
a Dutch fishing vessel with two masts
Word Origin
C14: probably from Middle Dutch dogge trawler

dogger2

/ˈdɒɡə/
noun
1.
a large concretion of consolidated material occurring in certain sedimentary rocks
Word Origin
C17: of uncertain origin

dogger3

/ˈdɒɡə/
noun
1.
(Austral) a hunter of dingoes
Word Origin
C20: from dog (see sense 2a) + -er1

Dogger

/ˈdɒɡə/
noun
1.
(geology) a formation of mid-Jurassic rocks in N England
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Word Origin and History for dogger
n.

"two-masted fishing boat," used in North Sea fishery, mid-14c., of unknown origin. It likely is the source of the name Dogger Bank (1660s) for the great banks of shoals in the North Sea.

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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