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 Dock-Alfar.Dock Warrant (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dock-side Lumper (A).
 
One engaged in delivering and loading ships’ cargoes.   1
        “Judging of my histrionic powers by my outward man, he probably thought me more fit for a dock-side lumper than an actor.”—C. Thomson: Autobiography, p. 191.
 


 Dock-Alfar.Dock Warrant (A). 

 
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