Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dockworker; a longshoreman.
  • n. One that docks something, such as the tail of an animal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who performs docking, as of tails.
  • n. A dockworker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stamp used to cut and perforate the dough for crackers or sea-biscuit.
  • n. An inhabitant of Devonport, England (formerly Plymouth Dock).
  • n. A laborer in the docks: as, a trades-union for dockers was formed.
  • n. A case secured by a lawyer from a prisoner after his arrest or upon arraignment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

Etymologies

dock (“cut off”) +‎ -er (Wiktionary)
dock (“wharf”) +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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