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dogger

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[ daw-ger, dog-er ]
/ ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər /
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noun
a two-masted Dutch fishing vessel with a blunt bow, used in the North Sea.
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Origin of dogger

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

Other definitions for dogger (2 of 2)

dogger2
[ daw-ger, dog-er ]
/ ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər /

noun Metalworking.
an assistant at a drawbench.

Origin of dogger

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British Dictionary definitions for dogger (1 of 4)

dogger1
/ (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)

dogger2
/ (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)

dogger3
/ (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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