Barge vs Bargemaster - What's the difference?

barge | bargemaster |


As a verb barge

is .

As a noun bargemaster is

the person in charge of transport on a barge or barges.

barge

English

(wikipedia barge)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo
  • A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions
  • A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel having a large spritsail and jib-headed topsail, a fore staysail and a very small mizen, and having leeboards instead of a keel
  • One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars
  • The wooden disk in which bread or biscuit is placed on a mess table
  • (US) A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.
  • (US, dialect, dated) A large omnibus used for excursions.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Synonyms

    * lighter

    Derived terms

    * admiral's barge * bargee * barge in * dumb barge * rowbarge, row barge

    Verb

    (barg)
  • To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.
  • To push someone.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=February 1 , author=Mandeep Sanghera , title=Man Utd 3 - 1 Aston Villa , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The home side were professionally going about their business and were denied a spot-kick when Dunne clumsily barged Nani off the the ball.}}

    Anagrams

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    bargemaster

    English

    Alternative forms

    * barge master

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The person in charge of transport on a barge or barges.
  • ''In Tudor days, the royal bargemaster was a notable courtier, responsible for taking the king’s party to many places along the Thames