bargeman

bargeman
noun Date: 14th century the master or a deckhand of a barge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bargeman — Barge man, n. The man who manages a barge, or one of the crew of a barge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bargeman — [bärj′mən] n. pl. bargemen [bärj′mən] a man who operates, or works aboard, a barge …   English World dictionary

  • bargeman — /bahrj meuhn/, n., pl. bargemen. 1. one of the crew of a barge. 2. a person who owns, manages, or captains a barge. Also called, esp. Brit., bargee /bahr jee /. [1400 50, earlier in AL, AF; ME; see BARGE, MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bargeman — noun a) A member of the crew of a barge. b) A barge owner, maintainer, or captain of a barge …   Wiktionary

  • bargeman — barge·man || bɑːdÊ’mÉ™n n. one who owns or is the captain of a barge; person who operates a barge; person of the crew of a barge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bargeman — barge·man …   English syllables

  • bargeman — barge•man [[t]ˈbɑrdʒ mən[/t]] n. pl. men navig. a crew member or operator of a barge • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • bargeman — noun someone who operates a barge • Syn: ↑lighterman, ↑bargee • Derivationally related forms: ↑barge (for: ↑bargee) • Hypernyms: ↑mariner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bob Roberts (folksinger) — Bob Roberts (1907 – 1982) was a British folk singer, songwriter, storyteller, bargeman, author, and journalist. He was the last captain of a British commercial vessel operating under sail, and brought to an end a centuries old tradition. Life… …   Wikipedia

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