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barge

barge

 
 
pronunciation:
barj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
barge in
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large, long, flat-bottomed boat that is used for carrying freight.
The slow-moving barge, towed by two tugboats, was carrying coal up the river.
definition 2: a large boat used in state ceremonies.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: barged, barges, barging
definition: to transport in a flat-bottomed boat that is pushed or towed.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to move clumsily, with a tendency to bump into things.
phrase: barge in
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  boat, river, water