long·​shor·​ing ˈlȯŋ-ˌshȯr-iŋ How to pronounce longshoring (audio)
: the act or occupation of working as a longshoreman

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of longshoring was in 1926

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“Longshoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longshoring. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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