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docker

noun dock·er \ ˈdä-kər \

Definition of docker

:one that docks the tails of animals

First Known Use of docker

1765


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docker

noun

Definition of docker

chiefly British
:one connected with docks; especially :longshoreman

First Known Use of docker

1887



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