Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of dockhand in English:
- The port district, although deserted by sailors and dockhands by nightfall, still played host to a vast syndicate of criminals.
- As readers and writers, legislators and city council members, farmers and dockhands, workers and employers, Northern men and women responded to this question with a public debate over the possible outcomes of emancipation.
- Making a cursory inquiry to several of the dockhands about if any of the ships needed a strong body, he slowly made his way down the pier.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.