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longshorewoman

[ lawng-shawr-woom-uhn, -shohr-, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˈʃɔrˌwʊm ən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ- /
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noun, plural long·shore·wom·en.
a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.
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Origin of longshorewoman

usage note for longshorewoman

See -woman.
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How to use longshorewoman in a sentence

  • The doctor consoled him by pronouncing eulogies on his mistress, the lady in the dress of a 'longshorewoman.

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