Definition of bargemaster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːdʒmɑːstə/

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The master or owner of a barge.
Example sentences
  • Co-owner Phil Dunham, a 45-year-old bargemaster from Runcorn, admitted it was sad to see the two docks close.
  • Only management - the bargemaster, engineer, captain and pilot - doesn't fall in the bargemate category.
  • The bargemaster hollered at his helper to tie them up with a rope as big around as my leg.
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