What does the word barge mean?

Usage examples for barge

  1. A barge could carry 50 tons on a canal and only 30 tons on a river. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  2. So in that barge I travelled to Thebes like a great noble, or a royal mummy being borne to burial. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  3. A kind of barge was lying about two yards from the side of the quay, waiting to take us over. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow