Definitions

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  • n. The person in charge of transport on a barge or barges.

Etymologies

barge + master (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The bargemaster appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, as the pirates hauled ass.

    Shadow Games

  • With Frogface's help it took about six minutes to straighten put the bargemaster and the committee of bigwigs waiting with him.

    Shadow Games

  • While I moped around Cho'n Delor One-Eye found a southern bargemaster willing to carry us all the way to Trogo Taglios.

    Shadow Games

  • He was telling me that every adult male in the swamp was out there when Murgen brought the bargemaster to me whimpering in a ham-merlock.

    Shadow Games

  • Below Idon, while we waited to find a bargemaster with guts enough to take us south, I had Murgen plant the standard.

    Shadow Games

  • Queen's bargemaster and her forty-eight watermen -- honorary servants for many a day -- twelve carriages with her Majesty's suite, a squadron of Life

    Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen β€” Volume 1

  • β€œIt refers to the dissipation of your fortune to the advantage of a certain Madame Jeanrenaud, the widow of a bargemaster β€” or rather, to that of her son, Colonel Jeanrenaud, for whom you are said to have procured an appointment, to have exhausted your influence with the King, and at last to have extended such protection as secures him a good marriage.

    The Commission in Lunacy

  • "It refers to the dissipation of your fortune to the advantage of a certain Madame Jeanrenaud, the widow of a bargemaster -- or rather, to that of her son, Colonel Jeanrenaud, for whom you are said to have procured an appointment, to have exhausted your influence with the King, and at last to have extended such protection as secures him a good marriage.

    The Commission in Lunacy

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