Lighterman
Lighterman Light"er*man (l[imac]t"[~e]r*m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Lightermen} (l[imac]t"[~e]r*men). A person employed on, or who manages, a lighter. [1913 Webster]

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  • lighterman — /luy teuhr meuhn/, n., pl. lightermen. a person who navigates a lighter. [1550 60; LIGHTER2 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • lighterman — noun one employed on, owning, or managing a lighter …   Wiktionary

  • lighterman — n. person who operates a barge; person who works on a lighter (flat bottomed boat) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lighterman — /ˈlaɪtəmən/ (say luytuhmuhn) noun (plural lightermen) a man who navigates a lighter (lighter2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • lighterman — /laydarman/ The master or owner of a lighter. He is liable as a common carrier …   Black's law dictionary

  • lighterman — /laydarman/ The master or owner of a lighter. He is liable as a common carrier …   Black's law dictionary

  • lighterman — The proprietor of a lighter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lighterman — n. (pl. men) a person who works on a lighter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lightermen — Lighterman Light er*man (l[imac]t [ e]r*m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Lightermen} (l[imac]t [ e]r*men). A person employed on, or who manages, a lighter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lightermen — Watermen s Hall (1778 80), by William Blackburn. Lightermen were workers who transferred goods between ships and quays, aboard flat bottomed barges called lighters in the Port of London. Contents …   Wikipedia

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