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