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bargeman

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Definition of bargeman in English:

noun (plural bargemen)

A person who works on a barge.
Example sentences
  • It's good to see an old canal brought back to life, but I wonder what those 19th century bargemen would make of the modern cappuccino lifestyle.
  • Set in 1950s Glasgow, Young Adam begins when two bargemen fish the body of a naked woman from the river, an event which precipitates an affair between the young deckhand and his boss's wife.
  • The Rhine bargemen attacked the steamships that were stealing their trade, and Rhineland peasants surged into the forests to cut wood.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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