Definition of dockhand in English:


Syllabification: dock·hand
Pronunciation: /ˈdäkˌhand


  • A longshoreman.
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    • 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.

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