Bargeman vs Bargemaster - What's the difference?

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Bargeman is a related term of bargemaster.


As nouns the difference between bargeman and bargemaster

is that bargeman is a member of the crew of a barge while bargemaster is the person in charge of transport on a barge or barges.

bargeman

English

Noun

(bargemen)
  • A member of the crew of a barge.
  • A barge owner, maintainer, or captain of a barge.
  • (nautical, slang) A nickname for a large white maggot, that frequently infested ship's biscuits; most likely a larva of the cadelle beetle, .
  • References

    * http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bargeman * http://www.history.uk.com/history/joining-nelsons-navy-roy-lesley-adk/

    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