plural bridgemen
: one who works on a bridge: such as
: one who tends the landing bridge where a ferryboat docks and supervises the loading and unloading of the ferry
: one who operates the machinery for opening and closing drawbridges or who operates the bridge over which railroad cars are run from wharf to scow
: a member of a construction crew that builds bridges with structural steel or iron
: one who works on the loading platform of an icehouse selling ice to wholesale and retail customers

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“Bridgeman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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