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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 barged

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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