barge-men

bargeman

[bahrj-muhn]
noun, plural bargemen.
1.
one of the crew of a barge.
2.
a person who owns, manages, or captains a barge.
Also called, especially British, bargee [bahr-jee] .


Origin:
1400–50, earlier in Anglo-Latin, Anglo-French; Middle English; see barge, man1

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bargeman

noun
someone who operates a barge [syn: lighterman
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