raftsman


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raftsman

(ˈrɑːftsmən)
n, pl -men
a man who travels by or operates a raft
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Noun1.raftsman - someone who travels by raftraftsman - someone who travels by raft    
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
References in classic literature ?
The Neckar is in many places so narrow that a person can throw a dog across it, if he has one; when it is also sharply curved in such places, the raftsman has to do some pretty nice snug piloting to make the turns.
I heard the whoop again; it was behind me yet, but in a different place; it kept coming, and kept changing its place, and I kept answering, till by and by it was in front of me again, and I knowed the current had swung the canoe's head down-stream, and I was all right if that was Jim and not some other raftsman hollering.
10) / Rondani's development as a d raftsman is largely obscure, yet in 1994 David Ekserdjian convincingly identified a red chalk study (once given to Correggio) as a preliminary design by Rondani for his signed altarpiece.