dockhand


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dock·hand

 (dŏk′hănd′)
n.
A dockworker; a longshoreman.

dockhand

(ˈdɒkˌhænd)
n
(Professions) a labourer at a shipping dock
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Noun1.dockhand - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portdockhand - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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Ellison Air only operates during the summer months, so seasonally he hires a second pilot as well as a dockhand that helps with grounds maintenance, refueling, and basic upkeep at the business based at Lake Hood in Anchorage.
They walked with vigour and spring--indeed with a sort of swagger moving more from the hip than the English dockhand and less with that weary lurch of the shoulders .
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The spirits moved him: ``The fact that it was a true story really got to me,'' said Omar Epps of his portrayal of a Ghanaian dockhand who is the sole survivor of a group of eight stowaways slaughtered by a ship's crew on the high seas in HBO's June 15 ``Deadly Voyage.
Other available positions include marina dockhand, lifeguard, admissions employee, parking/tolls attendant and room attendant.
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