AskDefine | Define bargeman

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bargeman n : someone who operates a barge [syn: lighterman, bargee]

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  1. A member of the crew of a barge.
  2. A barge owner, maintainer, or captain of a barge.
  3. In the context of "nautical|slang": A nickname for a large white maggot, that frequently infested ship's biscuits; most likely a larva of Tenebroides Mauritanicus beetle.


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