boat man

boatman

[boht-muhn]
noun, plural boatmen.
1.
a person skilled in the use of small craft.
2.
a person who sells, rents, or works on boats.
Also, boatsman.


Origin:
1505–15; boat + -man

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boatman (ˈbəʊtmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a man who works on, hires out, repairs, or operates a boat or boats
2.  short for water boatman

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