Definition of Watermen. Meaning of Watermen. Synonyms of Watermen

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Definition of Watermen

Watermen
Waterman Wa"ter*man, n.; pl. Watermen. 1. A man who plies for hire on rivers, lakes, or canals, or in harbors, in distinction from a seaman who is engaged on the high seas; a man who manages fresh-water craft; a boatman; a ferryman. 2. An attendant on cab stands, etc., who supplies water to the horses. [Eng.] --Dickens. 3. A water demon. --Tylor.

Meaning of Watermen from wikipedia

- River Tyne and River Dee, Wales, also had their watermen who formed guilds in medieval times. Watermen or wherrymen were an essential part of early London...
- The Watermen (1979) is a book published by American author James A. Michener. It is an excerpt from his larger novel, Chesapeake, which was published by...
- The Company of Watermen and Lightermen (CWL) is a City Guild without Grant of Livery who historically licensed Thames Watermen (now licensed by the Maritime...
- Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay (1976) is a Pulitzer Prize non-fiction book by William W. Warner about the Chesapeake Bay, blue...
- The Watermen, Lightermen, Tugmen and Bargemen's Union was a trade union in the United Kingdom. The union was formed in 1925 when the watermen and lightermen...
- Watermen: A Dirty Business is a British do****entary television series that was first broadcast on BBC Two on 15 April 2014. The six-part series follows...
- The Watermen's Museum is a museum in Yorktown, Virginia. It do****ents the history of Chesapeake Bay 'watermen', from pre-colonial to modern times. The...
- The Free Watermen and Lightermen’s Almshouses (generally known as the Royal Watermen's Almshouses) on Beckenham Road / Penge High Street, Penge, Kent...
- and bounty, the Bay has become "emptier", with fewer crabs, oysters and watermen in past years. Recent restoration efforts begun in the 1990s have been...
- and name for the oldest rowing race in the world. Up to six apprentice watermen of the River Thames in England compete for this prestigious honour, which...
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