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hopper barge

noun
  1. a barge for disposing of garbage, dredged material, etc., having hoppers in the bottom through which such cargo can be dumped.
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Origin of hopper barge

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called dump scow.

dump scow

noun
  1. hopper barge.
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