bargee


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barg·ee

 (bär-jē′)
n. Chiefly British
A bargeman.

[barge + -ee.]

bargee

(bɑːˈdʒiː) or

bargeman

n, pl bargees or bargemen
(Nautical Terms) a person employed on or in charge of a barge
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bargee - someone who operates a barge
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
Translations

bargee

[bɑːˈdʒiː] N (Brit) → gabarrero m

bargee

nLastschiffer m; (= master)Kahnführer m

bargee

[bɑːˈdʒiː] n barge£man (Am) [ˈbɑːdʒmən] nbarcaiolo
References in classic literature ?
An unpleasant bargee with a black moustache had said,
Had subsequent events proved the bargee right or wrong?
But he takes a more practical view of life when he reaches seven, and would prefer to grow up be a bargee, and earn a lot of money.
The bargee was moved to compassion by the sight of the poor faintin' lady, and the offer of 'arf-a-crown, and he had a mother that acted as a mother should.
The National Bargee Travellers Association campaigns for the interests of itinerant boat dwellers and tries to help them with the difficulties that the lifestyle entails.
She could spread her elbows and upbraid you like a bargee.
Two puppets and a bearded bargee spent 1990 to 1996 on a stretch of Birmingham canal.
Patsy tries to help a bargee who wants to give birth among her own community rather than in a maternity ward.
72) In 1896 a local newspaper printed the letter of a bargee, who complained that the Kiel Canal had ruined his business.
The play's first scene with the soldiers playing cards is radically truncated in the Granada production, and the songs from both Sparky and the Bargee are the first of many to be cut from the original.
Luthar SS, Sexton CC, Abidin R, Adams C, Drabman R, Bargee J, et al.
My father had hung a stepladder over the wall to enable me to get into the canal to dive for blocks of fuel which the bargee had tipped over the side for a packet of Woodbine cigarettes, which cost two pence.