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- n. One who fishes for or catches shrimp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who fishes for shrimps.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who catches shrimps; a shrimp-catcher.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a vessel engaged in shrimping
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He gave his occupation in court as "shrimper" and had an eighth-grade education, though his mother said he could not read or write.
They will be compensated for the time they couldn't fish, but "if a shrimper has the ability to earn a livelihood, there is no longer a need for an emergency payment," he said.
Ted Melancon, a shrimper from Cut Off, La., worked for BP for 130 days.
Down in Venice, La., an isolated town near the mouth of the Mississippi River, shrimper Acy Cooper Jr. said he understands the impulse to ask for more than you really lost.
Roland Hingle, a lifelong shrimper who lives in a tiny outpost community in Plaquemines called Port Sulphur, points to the navigation system on his boat, which still shows green land over an open lake that is at least eight feet deep.
BP has so much money that we can't really fathom it, but BP has to take care of its obligations to us, said Pass Christian, Miss., shrimper Bobby Barnett.
And to discover that "water resistant" boots weren't adding to our already damp pantyhosed feet and replace them with plastic or rubber shrimper style boots?
Darla Rooks, a shrimper who has spent most of her life in the Gulf, said, People have no idea that it's such a wonderful place...
"BP has so much money that we can't really fathom it, but BP has to take care of its obligations to us," said Pass Christian, Miss., shrimper Bobby Barnett.
They were closed again on Nov. 24 to royal red shrimping after a commercial shrimper found tar balls in his net.