Part of speech: noun

A laborer who stows or unloads the hold of vessels.

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Usage examples "stevedore":

  1. The black stevedore represented a section of the United States. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
  2. Once he raised his voice, and a negro stevedore rushed frantically aft, as if he had received the end of a lightning- bolt. - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.
  3. Do you have to be your own stevedore? - "The Precipice", Elia Wilkinson Peattie.