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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Born in Toxteth in 1934, Ronnie's interest in martial arts can be traced back to his life as young boy working on the docks in Garston, after being befriended by a mysterious Japanese dockhand.
Her first jobs as a dockhand and sailing instructor set her on an ocean-themed career.
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.
He initially found work as a dockhand but soon realized his true calling as a vintner.
The middle section of this work, "Tropics" (subtitled "Shore Excursions" and set in Martinique), featured Dunham dancing in her celebrated "Woman with Cigar" role; one critic described the scenario thusly: Dunham "meets dockhand and flirts with him and his companions.
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 .
A stint as a dockhand in Prince Rupert led to trapping.
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.
Wright, the Mail Handlers' financial officer and another former dockhand, is twelve years older than Berrien and a little less refined.
Born in Toxteth in 1934, Ronnie's interest in martial arts can be traced back to his life working on the docks in Garston, after being befriended by a mysterious Japanese dockhand.
Born in Toxteth in 1934, Ronnie's interest in martial arts can be traced back to his life as a young boy working on the docks in Garston, after being befriended by a mysterious Japanese dockhand.
Born in Toxteth in 1934, his interest in martial arts can be traced back to his life as boy working on the docks in Garston, after being befriended by a mysterious Japanese dockhand.