Definition of Keelman

1. n. See Keeler, 1.



Definition of Keelman

1. Noun. (historical) A keeler; one who manages a coal boat. ¹

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Definition of Keelman

1. a man who works on a barge [n KEELMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keelman

keeler
keelers
keelhale
keelhaled
keelhales
keelhaling
keelhaul
keelhauled
keelhauling
keelhauls
keelie
keelies
keeling
keelings
keelless
keelman (current term)
keelmen
keels
keelson
keelsons
keelyvine pen
keema
keen
keen-sighted
keen-witted
keen as mustard
keen on
keened
keener
keeners

Literary usage of Keelman

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1. The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer by Richard Burn, Joseph Chitty, Thomas Chitty (1837)
"... or person employing such artificer, handicraftsman, miner, overplus to the owners, after payment of the charges of such distress and collier, keelman, ..."

2. The Statutes at Large: From Magna Charta to ... 1869 by Great Britain (1765)
"... if under collier, keelman, pitman, ... miner, collier, keelman, pitman, ... collier, keelman, million. pitman, ..."

3. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"3. it is further enacted, " That if any seaman, keelman, caster, ship carpenter, or other " person, shall be convicted of any of the offences aforesaid in ..."

4. A Treatise on Crimes and Indictable Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1826)
"2- obstruct- second section enacts, that it any seaman, keelman, caster, ship- assaulting carpenter, or other person, shall unlawfully, and with force, ..."

5. Rhymes of Northern Bards: Being a Curious Collection of Old and New Songs by John Bell (1812)
"To be with rue at noon ; But last I married a keelman, And my good days are done. Some good-like body, some bonny body, I thought to marry a parson, ..."

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