waterman

Part of speech: noun

A boatman.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Franklin Hichborn.