bridgeman

[ brij-muhn ]
/ ˈbrɪdʒ mən /

noun, plural bridge·men.

a person who works on a bridge or on the construction of bridges.
a person who manages the loading and unloading of ferries at a landing dock.

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Origin of bridgeman

First recorded in 1640–50; bridge1 + -man

usage note for bridgeman

See -man.
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