shipping clerk
noun Date: circa 1858 one who is employed in a shipping room to assemble, pack, and send out or receive goods

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shipping clerk — n. an employee who prepares goods for shipment, as by packing boxes, affixing postage, etc., and keeps records of shipments made …   English World dictionary

  • shipping clerk — noun an employee who ships and receives goods • Hypernyms: ↑clerk * * * noun : one who is employed in a shipping room to assemble, pack, and send out or receive goods * * * a clerk who attends to the packing, unpacking, receiving, sending out,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shipping clerk — ship′ping clerk n. a clerk who attends to the packing, dispatching, etc., of shipments • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • shipping clerk — a clerk who attends to the packing, unpacking, receiving, sending out, and recording of shipments. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipping clerk — /ˈʃɪpɪŋ klak/ (say shiping klahk) noun a clerk who attends to shipments …   Australian English dictionary

  • shipping clerk — dispatcher on a boat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shipping clerk —   Kanaka helu ukana …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Shipping — Ship ping, a. 1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clerk — I n. 1) a booking clerk (BE; AE has ticket agent) 2) a desk (AE), reception (BE), room (AE) clerk (in a hotel) 3) a bank (BE); city (AE), town; cipher, code; court; filing; mail, postal clerk; salesclerk (AE; BE has shop assistant); shipping;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • John Clerk of Eldin — Sir John Clerk (10 December 1728 ndash;10 May 1812), known as John Clerk of Eldin, was the seventh son of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik. Clerk of Eldin was a figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, best remembered for his influential writings on naval …   Wikipedia

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