bridge·​man | \ ˈbrijmən \
plural bridgemen

Definition of bridgeman

1 : one who works on a bridge: such as
a : one who tends the landing bridge where a ferryboat docks and supervises the loading and unloading of the ferry
b : 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
c : a member of a construction crew that builds bridges with structural steel or iron
2 : one who works on the loading platform of an icehouse selling ice to wholesale and retail customers

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