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

  • Far and away the gaudiest reflection in the Manhattan glass of fashion is a ponderous, Prussian-cut, 35-year-old professional Bourbon with a Barrymore profile, a dock-walloper's.
  • dock-walloperwith the police ever tagging his footsteps.
  • Al, who was born in Tropea, Italy (real name: Umberto Anastasio), started his career almost as soon as he jumped ship in New York in 1917 to become a dock-walloper on the .

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