bargeman

[ bahrj-muh n ]
/ ˈbɑrdʒ mən /
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noun, plural barge·men.

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

Nearby words

  1. barge in,
  2. barge spike,
  3. bargeboard,
  4. bargee,
  5. bargello,
  6. bargepole,
  7. bargestone,
  8. barghest,
  9. bargoon,
  10. barhop

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/.

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British Dictionary definitions for bargee

bargee

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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