docker

1
[dok-er]

Origin of docker

1
First recorded in 1755–65; dock1 + -er1

docker

2
[dok-er]
noun
  1. a person or thing that docks or cuts short.

Origin of docker

2
First recorded in 1800–10; dock2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for docker

docker

1
noun
  1. British a man employed in the loading or unloading of shipsUS and Canadian equivalent: longshoreman See also stevedore

docker

2
noun
  1. a person or thing that docks something, such as the tail of a horse
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