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boatman

[boht-muh n] /ˈboʊt mən/
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
1505-1515
1505-15; boat + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for boat-men

boatman

/ˈbəʊtmən/
noun (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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