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Origin of barge

1250–1300; Middle English <Middle French, perhaps <Latin *bārica;see bark3

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH barge

barge , boat, canoe, cruise ship, sailboat, ship, yacht
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British Dictionary definitions for barge

barge
/ (bɑːdʒ) /

noun

verb

Word Origin for barge

C13: from Old French, from Medieval Latin barga, probably from Late Latin barca a small boat; see barque
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