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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dock′-wal`loper*(n.)

  1. a casual laborer about docks or wharves.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of dock-walloper:

1830–40, Amer.

dock′-wal`lop•ing(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumper(noun)

    a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

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