What does the word stevedore mean?

Usage examples for stevedore

  1. The black stevedore represented a section of the United States. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by 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 by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  3. Do you have to be your own stevedore? – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie