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Definition of Riverman
1. a man who works on a river [n RIVERMEN]
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Literary usage of Riverman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
""The riverman," a novel by Stewart Edward White, author of "Arizona Nights," etc. "The riverman" is described as being the logical successor to "The Blazed ..."
2. The Worker and His Work: Readings in Present Day Literature Presenting Some by Stella Stewart Center (1920)
"... THE riverman BY STEWART EDWARD WHITE I FIRST met him one Fourth of July afternoon in the middle eighties. The sawdust streets and high board sidewalks ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"That evening, as Mr. riverman and I escorted the ladies in our party from the ... That 's pretty well for you, riverman : I 'in glad we did leave so soon. ..."
4. Pittsburgh Directory (1860)
"... bds cor Logan and Decatur Rodgers Anthony, lab, bds cor Eira and Webster Rodgers Patrick, riverman, bds cor Blm and Webster Rodgers Michael, riverman, ..."