dockhand dockhand

Definition(s):

  • (n) a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

Usage(s):

  1. I talked to an old London dockhand some time back.
  2. South Africa's nightlife tycoon When South African Hotelier Solo mon Kerzner speaks, he comes across more like a New Jersey dockhand than a powerful executive.

News

  1. Shuffle board

    Dockhand Alex Davis steadies a white marlin to be weighed. The 77-pound white marlin, reeled in by angler Richard Kornahrens aboard Lights Out, is tied for second place at the 40th annual White Marlin Open. / Staff photo by Laura Emmons
    on August 10, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  2. Big fish, big prize keep 'em coming

    Dockhand Alex Davis holds a mako shark on the scale during the opening day of the 40th annual White Marlin Open at Harbour Island Marina in Ocean City. The 89-pound shark, caught aboard the boat Heavy Metal by angler Pat Doordan, missed the weight requirement for the competition.
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

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