Etymology
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longshoreman (n.)

"stevedore, one whose work is loading and unloading ships," 1811, from shortening of alongshore "existing or employed along a shore or coast" + man (n.).

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Definitions of longshoreman

longshoreman (n.)
a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port;
Synonyms: stevedore / loader / docker / dockhand / dock worker / dockworker / dock-walloper / lumper
From wordnet.princeton.edu