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.
"Now then, all together, like bargees!" rose the merry voices of those who were moving the gun.
hire a bargee who could intervene in the event a boat breaks loose from
"Sometimes I think of it like a game of Tetris." 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. She could tip you a smile to melt your heart.
Two puppets and a bearded bargee spent 1990 to 1996 on a stretch of Birmingham canal.
The bargee's solution was to chisel grooves in the stonework to accommodate the horse's ears.
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.