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Longshore

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Longshore Belonging to the seashore or a seaport; along and on the shore. "Longshore thieves."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • longshore Existing or employed along the shore or coast: as, the longshore fisheries; a longshore boatman.
    • n longshore A longshoreman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Longshore existing or employed along the shore
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Abbrev. from alongshore,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. lang; Ger. lang, Ice. langr.

Usage

In literature:

I wondered who Longshore Jack might be.
"Martin Hyde, The Duke's Messenger" by John Masefield
Later on, when I put out my fish weirs, I'm pretty busy, but now I'm a sort of 'longshore loafer.
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
It surprised him therefore to find how strongly this commonplace, 'longshore spot appealed to his imagination.
"Galusha the Magnificent" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Surely this trumpery Scotchman in Jews' finery is no gentleman, nor the longshore lout he has got with him.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
It's a trick they've played on us because we're what they call longshore folk.
"Jack at Sea" by George Manville Fenn
The man was clad in a rough suit and looked what he was, a 'longshore fisherman.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Longshore lubbers like those never recollect what a man may have done for his country in times gone by.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
We can't have none of the crew hangin' 'longshore, ginnin' up.
"Isle o' Dreams" by Frederick F. Moore
A useless longshorer; a vagrant stroller.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
In Philadelphia are Dr. Hannah E. Longshore, with a $10,000 per annum practice, then there are Drs.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
Yacht Club, The 'Longshore, on its Annual Cruise, 668.
"Harper's Young People, 1880 Index" by Various
Longshore, Dr. Hannah Myers, 905.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Longshore, Dr. Hannah, 73; 334.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Seamanship was shelved, for a time at least, and we were employed like longshore labourers on the ship's hull.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Moormen, Syrian Jews, and Parsees monopolize that occupation, and the few 'longshore sailors are all of the Tamil race.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
As such, we may lay claim to a common liberty, and look at our seafaring selves from an average point of longshore view.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
Ferguson returned to the attack, and, metaphorically, dangled the Dowager Countess of Longshore before her.
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
One told what the longshore shrimper had said of finding the body near the fishing-ground known as the Mooragh.
"The Deemster" by Hall Caine
Gifford painted longshore views, sand dunes and landscapes generally, with charm and poetry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
He went to the locker for a little old-fashioned 'longshore telescope, pointed it, and said, 'A bit of a barque.
"My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3" by William Clark Russell
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In poetry:

'Longshore lasses came to greet us --
Blow, my bully boys, blow; Bumboat men were glad to meet us Blow, my bully boys, blow;
Sold our togs to buy bad liquor, Pawned my pants and popped the ticker --
Blow, blow, my bully boys, blow!
"Yankee Packet " by Edwin James Brady

In news:

Naples routs Mariner to open up Longshore tournament VIDEO.
Keep up to date with the government's efforts to minimize the impact of injuries and deaths in our nation's shipping industry, with a look at the site of the Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation.
Longshore Union challenging new Seattle NBA arena plan.
The International Longshore & Warehouse Union ILWU file a federal lawsuit against the Port of Portland & Bill Wyatt, its Executive Director.
In this segment, we'll visit the Port of Portland to talk to a longshore worker.
International Longshore and Warehouse Union members were picketing that morning in protest of EGT's refusal to hire ILWU labor to operate the terminal.
On Friday, a federal judge will consider plans to end longshore disupte that has stalled cargo traffic across the Northwest.
(AP) — Oregon's governor is trying to head off a planned walkout at the Port of Portland that could mean the port's first longshore union work stoppage in decades.
Longshore Workers Take Part In 'Spontaneous' Work Stoppage .
Gilt by Katherine Longshore.
SEATTLE — The King County Council and the Seattle City Council gave their final approval Monday to an agreement to build a $490 million basketball and hockey arena in the city, despite the threat of a lawsuit from longshore workers.
Northwest grain terminal owners, longshore union resume talks Tuesday as lockout looms.
Talks between some Northwest grain shippers and a handful of longshore unions have paused.
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strike at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports on December 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
A longshore labor dispute that produced three days of work slowdowns and long delays for trucks at Port of New York and New Jersey marine terminals apparently was settled Friday.
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