bargeman

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bargeman (plural bargemen)

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

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