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noun as in oarsman

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He knew people all over the region had long sent unwanted felines here, either dropping them off themselves or paying a boatman a few bucks to make the trip.

Boatmen say a restaurant closed down, and the owners abandoned their cats on the way out.

Their faith in a trustworthy and intelligent boatman was not equal to their faith in their own eyes, backed by ignorance!

If a man has hired a boatman, he shall give him six gur of corn per year.

If a boatman has grounded the ship of a man and has refloated her, he shall give money to half her price.

If a boatman has navigated a ship of sixty gur for a man, he shall give him two shekels of silver for his fee.

Then said the boatman: I will receive my life of thee if thou wilt give it me.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boatman, such as: ferryman, gondolier, and oar.

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