from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dockhand; a longshoreman.
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- n. A person who works on the dock of a harbor or shipyard, usually employed to load or unload freight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
Brett's Holmes could not have been anything but a detective, whereas Rathbone could easily have been a violinist, a dockworker, an actor.
Danny also had Art bomb a bar owned by one of the union officials who had opposed him during his days as a dockworker.
The man had turned out to be one Charlie Parsons, an out of work dockworker.
Folks in neighboring Peru also claim its paternity, telling tales of a dockworker in the port of Callao first pulling it off in an impromptu match against British sailors around the same time.
The fact that Angie went postal on the guy when she did not get the ring, busting open his lip and scratching his cornea while calling him four-letter names that would make a dockworker blush, evidently did not dissuade the board from bestowing on her the honor.
At the festival, which is entirely free, movie lovers can enjoy a medley of Red Hook-focused films like “Mr. Brooklyn,” a 14-minute short that juxtaposes an “On the Waterfront” - era dockworker against the backdrop of modern day Red Hook; and “Moment,” which depicts three Red Hookers sharing a life-altering encounter in Valentino Park.
The maker of household staples such as Huggies diapers and Kleenex tissues also faces challenges from higher-than-expected pulp price increases, impacts from the earthquake in Chile and a dockworker strike in Finland.
After going through a banker, two TV executives, an ad exec and a dockworker on his way to a christening who thought about taking a swing at me, I got an assistant U.S.
Authorities say that after receiving the payoffs, sometimes in person but more often through another allegedly corrupt union dockworker, LaGrasso would funnel most of the cash to members of the Genovese family who have long controlled the action on the New Jersey piers.
“You ever know a Jabo dockworker who could afford drinks on the house for fifty people at the first bar, and now a second party here?”
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