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Noun: wharfie  wor-fee
Usage: Austral, NZ
  1. A labourer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    - stevedore, loader, longshoreman [N. Amer], docker [Brit], dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumper

Derived forms: wharfies

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Wharfie