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
No, a docker is better than that; it looks like a roller made of plastic (or melamine or something) with spikes on it so when you roll it across dough it makes all the holes.
There is no reason why a 'docker' should not grow his own vegetables and be his own dairyman at the same time.
My learned friend here, I'm sure, will be proud to undertake your defence as a 'docker'; or -- perhaps I should say a
"Cawn't wyste 'em, you know," said she; to which the docker nodded, tucking away a couple of crusts himself.
The man who had occupied this hole, one Dan Cullen, docker, was dying in hospital.
He has been married for almost 45 years to Sandra, a former hairdresser, daughter of a docker and twin sister of Frank Lampard's late mother.
THE REDKNAPP FILEBorn 2 March 1947 in Poplar, east London, the only child of Henry Redknapp, a docker, and his wife, Violet.
Yer trouseys is wuth five bob to hany man, an 'a docker' ud give two an 'six for the shoes, to sy nothin' of the coat an 'cap an' new stoker's singlet an 'hother things.
And yesterday even my mild mannered girlfriend used words that you'd usually hear coming from a docker.
The docker who had already spoken shifted on his chair and said: