Definition of Raftman

1. Noun. Someone who travels by raft.

Exact synonyms: Rafter, Raftsman
Generic synonyms: Traveler, Traveller
Derivative terms: Raft



Definition of Raftman

1. one who manages a raft [n RAFTMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raftman

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rafoxanide
rafsi
raft
raft-up
raft foundation
raftage
rafte
rafted
rafter
raftered
raftering
rafters
rafting
raftlike
raftman (current term)
raftmate
raftmates
raftmen
rafts
raftsman
raftsmen
rafty
rag
rag-and-bone shop
rag-bagger
rag-baggers
rag-chewing
rag-roll
rag-rolled

Literary usage of Raftman

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1. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1842)
"Joy, raftman joy ! thy need is past, The wish'd for goal is won at last, Joy, raftman joy ! thy quick foot now Is resting on the hill's steep brow : Praise ..."

2. The Christian Examiner (1849)
"It was now necessary to find a raftman, who would take the precious load down the ... Further than Baghdad-an Eastern raftman never ventured to go ; for the ..."

3. The Indian Forester (1877)
"With each raft that leaves, the raftman in charge is given a challan, in which is shown the description of each log, marks and measurements, name of raftman ..."

4. The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany by Alvan Lamson, Ezra Stiles Gannett, George Putnam, George Edward Ellis (1849)
"It was now necessary to find a raftman, who would take the precious load down the ... Further than Baghdad an Eastern raftman never ventured to go ; for the ..."

5. The Poems of Alfred B. Street by Alfred Billings Street (1845)
"... Urge, urge thy strength to where out-fling Yon cedar branches for thy cling, Joy, raftman, joy ! thy need is past, The wished-for goal is won at last, ..."

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