bargeman

noun

barge·​man ˈbärj-mən How to pronounce bargeman (audio)
: the master or a deckhand of a barge

Examples of bargeman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They were brought to shore by bargemen dressed in personal protection equipment and sent straight into isolation. Sasha Chapman, Discover Magazine, 20 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bargeman was in the 14th century

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“Bargeman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bargeman. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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