Definition of Dockworkers

1. Noun. (plural of dockworker) ¹



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Definition of Dockworkers

1. dockworker [n] - See also: dockworker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dockworkers

dockizing
dockland
docklands
dockless
docklike
dockmackie
dockmackies
dockmaster
dockmasters
dockominium
dockominiums
docks
dockside
docksides
dockworker
dockworkers (current term)
dockworking
dockyard
dockyards
doco
docodont
docodonts
docoglossa
docos
docosadienoic
docosadienoic acid
docosahexaenoic
docosahexaenoic acid
docosahexaenoic acids
docosahexaenoyl

Literary usage of Dockworkers

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1. Leon Abbett's New Jersey: The Emergence of the Modern Governor by Richard A. Hogarty (2001)
"Most of the dockworkers and stevedores in Philadelphia were Irish. ... Shipowners often played black and Irish dockworkers off against each other to ..."

2. Leon Abbett's New Jersey: The Emergence of the Modern Governor by Richard A. Hogarty (2001)
"Most of the dockworkers and stevedores in Philadelphia were Irish. ... Shipowners often played black and Irish dockworkers off against each other to ..."

3. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1913)
"dockworkers strike. Street car employes strike. Many hurt in riots; cars smashed. ... D 31 See alsa COAL MINERS' STRIKE; dockworkers' STRIKE; INSURANCE ACT. ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"But when no ships left the harbor, when no ore was brought to the smelting-ovens, when dockworkers and SPHERES OF INFLUENCE stevedores were thrown out of ..."

5. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1902)
"The poorest are the casual dockworkers, gutter merchants, cheap basket makers, market porters and fish curers among the men ; and fur pullers, sack, ..."

6. National Drug Control Policy: Interdiction Efforts in Florida and the edited by J. Dennis Hastert (2001)
"... to combat the illegal flow of drugs into this country via South Florida ports and blamed the crisis on dockworkers at the Port of Miami and other South! ..."

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