Thames barge

noun
\ ˈtemz- \

Definition of Thames barge

: a round-bowed transom-sterned broad-beamed freight boat usually having a sprit mainsail and small gaff mizzen that can be lowered to pass under bridges and plying the coast and rivers of southern England

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History and Etymology for Thames barge

from the Thames river, England

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“Thames barge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thames%20barge. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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