Definition of Raftmen

1. raftman [n] - See also: raftman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raftmen

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

Literary usage of Raftmen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldæan by Austen Henry Layard (1850)
"Rafts, bearing merchandise, are generally detained several times during their descent, to enable the raftmen to examine and refill the skins. ..."

2. Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldæan by Austen Henry Layard (1849)
"Rafts, bearing merchandise, are generally detained several times during their descent, to enable the raftmen to examine and refill the skins ..."

3. Annual Report by American Tract Society (1854)
"Your Depository was then an open shed, and I was among the boatmen and raftmen, your only laborer on this field. About sixty laborers have since been ..."

4. Collections by CT Historical Society (1903)
"There were two classes of rivermen, the raftmen and the boatmen, and they were ... The raftmen came down once a year on their way to Boston or Newburyport, ..."

5. Free Russia by William Hepworth Dixon (1870)
"Ivan called his town the New Castle of St. Michael the Archangel; an unwieldy name, which his raftmen and sailors soon cut down—as ..."

6. Free Russia by William Hepworth Dixon (1870)
"Ivan called his town the New Castle of St. Michael the Archangel; an unwieldy name, which his raftmen and sailors soon cut down—as ..."

7. The Indian Forester (1877)
"These points have been selected, owing to there being backwaters and eddies into which the logs are naturally carried; they are then secured by raftmen, ..."

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