bay·​man ˈbā-mən How to pronounce bayman (audio)
: a person and especially a fisherman who lives or works on or about a bay

Examples of bayman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fish stands thrived, said Dale Parsons, a fifth-generation bayman, who runs Parsons Seafood, a company based in Tuckerton, N.J., that grows clams and oysters and participated in the Pew buyback. New York Times, 12 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bayman was in 1641

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Cite this Entry

“Bayman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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