Coal-whipper
Coal-whipper \Coal"-whip`per\, n. One who raises coal out of the hold of a ship. [Eng.] --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • coal-whipper — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Britain : one (as a laborer or a machine) that raises coal out of the hold of a ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whipper — Whip per, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the penalty of legal whipping. [1913 Webster] 2. One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a chip s hold. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Spinning) A kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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