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shipping clerk

noun
1.
a clerk who attends to the packing, unpacking, receiving, sending out, and recording of shipments.
Origin of shipping clerk
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • She's married to a shipping clerk and lives in a little two-family house up on Washington Heights.

    The Fifth Ace Douglas Grant
  • Just say we will meet their shipping clerk at slip K, this evening, at nine.

    The Lady and the Pirate Emerson Hough
  • The shipping clerk entered jauntily, a lighted cigar in his mouth, full of self-assurance.

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • The shipping clerk, —— I consider responsible for the mistake, must go.

    Business English Rose Buhlig
  • After a while the door opened and some one said, "Is this the shipping clerk?"

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
  • The shipping clerk, —— I feel certain is responsible for the mistake, must go.

    Business English Rose Buhlig
  • You're not working for Mr. Stafford at a hundred a week now; you're a shipping clerk getting thirteen per!

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • Nathan, the shipping clerk, was alone in the showroom when Morris entered.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • "You are a shipping clerk, I believe," said Mrs. Blaine when she could get in a word sideways.

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • "His bank busted on him," said Nathan Schenkman, the shipping clerk.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
British Dictionary definitions for shipping clerk

shipping clerk

noun
1.
a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods
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