longshoring

[ lawng-shawr-ing, -shohr-, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌʃɔr ɪŋ, -ˌʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ- /

noun

the work or occupation of a longshoreman.

Nearby words

  1. longship,
  2. longshore,
  3. longshore drift,
  4. longshoreman,
  5. longshorewoman,
  6. longsleever,
  7. longsome,
  8. longsomely,
  9. longspur,
  10. longstanding

Origin of longshoring

First recorded in 1925–30; longshore(man) + -ing1

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