landing-waiter love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as coast-waiter.


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  • In stating that my trifling exertions for the return of such a patriot are more than doubly recompensed by your noble conduct, may I be allowed to suggest the earnest wish of my eldest son to be in town, for the pleasure of being near such a representative, which alone induces him to accept the situation of landing-waiter you so kindly insisted upon his preparing for.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 16, 1841


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