dogger

1
[ daw-ger, dog-er ]
/ ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər /

noun

a two-masted Dutch fishing vessel with a blunt bow, used in the North Sea.

Origin of dogger

1
1325–75; Middle English < Middle Dutch dogge fishing boat + -er -er1

Definition for dogger (2 of 2)

dogger

2
[ daw-ger, dog-er ]
/ ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər /

noun Metalworking.

an assistant at a drawbench.

Origin of dogger

2
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British Dictionary definitions for dogger (1 of 4)

dogger

1
/ (ˈdɒɡə) /

noun

a Dutch fishing vessel with two masts

Word Origin for dogger

C14: probably from Middle Dutch dogge trawler

British Dictionary definitions for dogger (2 of 4)

dogger

2
/ (ˈdɒɡə) /

noun

a large concretion of consolidated material occurring in certain sedimentary rocks

Word Origin for dogger

C17: of uncertain origin

British Dictionary definitions for dogger (3 of 4)

dogger

3
/ (ˈdɒɡə) /

noun

Australian a hunter of dingoes

Word Origin for dogger

C20: from dog (see sense 2a) + -er 1

British Dictionary definitions for dogger (4 of 4)

Dogger

/ (ˈdɒɡə) /

noun

geology a formation of mid-Jurassic rocks in N England
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