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ballast-lighter

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person employed in conveying ballast for ships. See extract under ballast-getter.
  • n. A large flat-bottomed barge for receiving and transporting ballast, or for removing sand, silt, ashes, or other deposits dredged from the beds of rivers and the bottoms of harbors, docks, etc.

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