Definition of Longshoreman

1. Noun. A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.




Definition of Longshoreman

1. n. One of a class of laborers employed about the wharves of a seaport, especially in loading and unloading vessels.

Definition of Longshoreman

1. Noun. A man employed to load and unload ships. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longshoreman

1. [n LONGSHOREMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longshoreman

longneck eel
longnecks
longness
longnesses
longnose
longnose gar
longpig
longroot
longrunning
longs
longshanks
longship
longships
longshore
longshore drift
longshoreman (current term)
longshoremen
longshorewoman
longshorewomen
longshoring
longshorings
longshot
longshots
longsighted
longsightedness
longsleeved
longsome
longsomely
longsomeness
longsomenesses

Literary usage of Longshoreman

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1. The British Seas: Picturesque Notes by William Clark Russell (1894)
"It is universally felt along the coast that this licensing of pilots is an injustice to the 'longshoreman. There are men belonging to Deal, Ramsgate, ..."

2. Bench and Bar in California: History, Anecdotes, Reminiscences by Oscar Tully Shuck (1889)
"... End—Changes Hl» Name—Rain Enlistment as a Common Soldier—A longshoreman in San Francisco—A Lawyer's Janitor at Ten Dollars Per Day—Leading the San Fran- ..."

3. Portugal, Its Land and People: Its Land and People by William Henry Koebel (1909)
"... of the Tagus—Its tide and shipping—The native craft—The curse of the siren—Some street noises—The Tamus longshoreman—Southern crayfish—The markets. ..."

4. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"Injury to longshoreman who, while operating a steam winch in the loft of a pier, ... Injuries to longshoreman while unloading lumber from a barge. ..."

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