Definition of bargee in English:


Line breaks: bar¦gee
Pronunciation: /bɑːˈdʒiː


chiefly British
  • A person in charge of or working on a barge.
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    • One old bargee described the Institute as the happiest, blessedest little place in Brentford.
    • The British inland waterway system, flourishing in the early nineteenth century, was staffed by a large body of bargees who, like the railway navvies, earned an unenviable reputation for roughness.
    • But Davey's quiet life changes when he falls in love with the tactless but vulnerable Sarah, a Scottish bargee who stays with him in his lock-keeper's cottage.

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