docker

noun (1)
dock·​er | \ ˈdä-kər How to pronounce docker (audio) \

Definition of docker

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: one that docks the tails of animals

docker

noun (2)

Definition of docker (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British
: one connected with docks especially : longshoreman

First Known Use of docker

Noun (1)

1765, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Docker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/docker. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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