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[lawng-shawr-woo m-uh n, -shohr-, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔrˌwʊm ən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun, plural longshorewomen.
a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.
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See -woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The doctor consoled him by pronouncing eulogies on his mistress, the lady in the dress of a 'longshorewoman.

    Sentimental Education Vol 1 Gustave Flaubert

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