longshoreman definition

  • noun:
    • A dock employee who loads and unloads ships.
    • a guy used to load and unload vessels.
    • One of a course of laborers utilized in regards to the wharves of a seaport, especially in running and unloading vessels.
    • A workman, as a stevedore or jobber, who is utilized in running and discharging the cargoes of vessels.
    • One who tends to make a living along shores by fishing for clams, oysters, etc.
    • a laborer which lots and unloads vessels in a port

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