bargeman

[ bahrj-muhn ]
/ 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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Also called, especially British, bar·gee [bahr-jee]. /bɑrˈdʒi/.

Origin of bargeman

1400–50, earlier in Anglo-Latin, Anglo-French; Middle English; see barge, man
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