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shipping clerk

noun
1.
a clerk who attends to the packing, unpacking, receiving, sending out, and recording of shipments.
Origin of shipping clerk
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60
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  • Just say we will meet their shipping clerk at slip K, this evening, at nine.

    The Lady and the Pirate Emerson Hough
  • After a while the door opened and some one said, "Is this the shipping clerk?"

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
  • It might have been the president or it might have been the shipping clerk.

    Stubble

    George Looms
  • I was in the shop late in June, and the shipping clerk asked me what spoon that was!

    A Man of Samples Wm. H. Maher
  • The shipping clerk, —— I consider responsible for the mistake, must go.

    Business English

    Rose Buhlig
  • The shipping clerk, —— I feel certain is responsible for the mistake, must go.

    Business English

    Rose Buhlig
  • Not yet discouraged the shipping clerk returned to the attack.

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • You yourself told me I should find a shipping clerk, and so I done so.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • We decide we would have him come to work by us as a shipping clerk.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • Nathan, the shipping clerk, was alone in the showroom when Morris entered.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
British Dictionary definitions for shipping clerk

shipping clerk

noun
1.
a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods
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