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[brij-muh n]
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noun, plural bridge·men.
  1. a person who works on a bridge or on the construction of bridges.
  2. a person who manages the loading and unloading of ferries at a landing dock.

Origin of bridgeman

First recorded in 1640–50; bridge1 + -man

Usage note

See -man.
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