Associations to the word «Barge»


BARGE, noun. A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo
BARGE, noun. A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions
BARGE, noun. A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel having a large spritsail and jib-headed topsail, a fore staysail and a very small mizen, and having leeboards instead of a keel
BARGE, noun. One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars
BARGE, noun. The wooden disk in which bread or biscuit is placed on a mess table
BARGE, noun. (US) A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.
BARGE, noun. (US) (dialect) (dated) A large omnibus used for excursions.
BARGE, verb. To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.
BARGE, verb. (transitive) To push someone.
BARGE BOARD, noun. A board fastened to the projecting gables of a roof to protect and hide other timbers.
BARGE IN, verb. (idiomatic) To intrude; to enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation.
BARGE MASTER, noun. Alternative spelling of bargemaster
BARGE MASTERS, noun. Plural of barge master
BARGE POLE, noun. A type of quant pole used to propel a barge through the water
BARGE POLES, noun. Plural of barge pole

Dictionary definition

BARGE, noun. A flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals).
BARGE, verb. Push one's way; "she barged into the meeting room".
BARGE, verb. Transport by barge on a body of water.

Wise words

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