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Meaning of LONGSHOREMAN

Pronunciation:  'long`showrmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
 

LONGSHOREMAN is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dock worker, docker, dockhand, dock-walloper, loader, lumper, stevedore
 
 See Also: jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Long"shore`man\, n.; pl. {Longshoremen}. [Abbrev.
fr. alongshoreman.]
One of a class of laborers employed about the wharves of a
seaport, especially in loading and unloading vessels.

 

 

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