What does the word waterman mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A boatman.

Usage examples for waterman

  1. That somebody else was a fine young waterman of our village, by name Harry Blew, and to him was I indebted for my second life. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  2. I don't understand this sort of peace," answered the waterman; " there are taxes on every thing, and even, on this miserable boat, with which I have a hard matter to earn my bread." – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  3. The Democratic precedent was established in 1887. In that year Robert W. Waterman, a Republican, was Lieutenant- Governor and presiding officer of the Senate. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
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