[ bahrj-muh n ]
/ ˈbɑrdʒ mən /

noun, plural barge·men.

one of the crew of a barge.
a person who owns, manages, or captains a barge.


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Origin of bargeman

1400–50, earlier in Anglo-Latin, Anglo-French; Middle English; see barge, man1
Also called, especially British, bar·gee [bahr-jee] /bɑrˈdʒi/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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US and Canadian bargeman (ˈbɑːdʒmən)

/ (bɑːˈdʒiː) /

noun plural bargees or bargemen

a person employed on or in charge of a barge
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