Nearby words

  1. bargaining agent,
  2. bargaining chip,
  3. bargaining level,
  4. bargaining scope,
  5. bargaining unit,
  6. barge couple,
  7. barge course,
  8. barge in,
  9. barge spike,
  10. bargeboard

Origin of barge

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

Can be confusedbarge 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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