rafts·​man ˈraf(t)s-mən How to pronounce raftsman (audio)
: a man engaged in rafting

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of raftsman was in 1776

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Cite this Entry

“Raftsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raftsman. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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