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(pl. bargemen)
Someone who operates a barge.  Synonyms: bargee, lighterman.

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"Bargeman" Quotes from Famous Books

... whole of it. As it happens, the man in charge of the coal-boat was not, as I should judge, one of your regular employees—certainly not an ordinary bargeman—but a person whose speech betrayed him ...
— True Tilda • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

... show what took place. The family sat up the whole night awaiting the return of their relatives in the utmost possible alarm at their absence; but nothing was heard of them until the following morning, when a bargeman found the drowned pony and the chaise and the dead bodies of the father and son floating in the Medway, near the spot where the chaise had been last seen on the previous evening. They were taken home, and a coroner's inquest was held, and the only conclusion that could be arrived at ...
— Railway Adventures and Anecdotes - extending over more than fifty years • Various

Words linked to "Bargeman" :   tar, gob, seafarer, bargee, lighterman, seaman, Jack-tar, sea dog, old salt, jack, mariner

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