noun, plural rafts·men.
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He was elected, not because he was a raftsman, but because the Democrats of that day outnumbered the Whigs.The Old Pike|Thomas B. Searight
However, Antonio proved a most expert raftsman, being almost amphibious and smart as any eel.The Log of a Sea-Waif|Frank T. Bullen
He had been a raftsman, and was reputed to be the most daring of those little-known watermen at flood-times and in the early thaw.The Vultures|Henry Seton Merriman
Then he fired up, mad-like, and talked about the grey mare of hisn being able to pull a oar as good as any raftsman.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp
Both of the men were inexperienced, one being a raftsman who came down the river, and the other a man from Vicksburg.Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches|Theodore Roosevelt