bayman

noun
bay·​man | \ ˈbā-mən How to pronounce bayman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of bayman

: 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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First Known Use of bayman

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Bayman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bayman. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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