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boatman

boht muhn

  • n  someone who drives or rides in a boat

  • Its sclerotic liberalism trudges along, like the Volga boatman, dreaming its own dreams.
  • The cyclone raged for 12 hours, recalls boatman Myint Swe, and for three days afterwards the Pyapon River was clogged with bodies.
  • Maxim Gorky's life was the irresistible legend: unschooled Volga boatman turned great writer, angry appellant for Red Revolution, friend of Tolstoy and Lenin, humanist who .
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  • Omar Abdullah in GreaterKashmir.com (press release)
    An emotional Omar said, "Can't these separatist groups understand that a boatman, a taxi driver or a bus operator needs daily bread and peace rather than these frequent strikes or shut downs."
  • Neeraj Kumar in Newstrack India (blog)
    It is indeed difficult to rescue these animals through the boats. If the cattle stir a little when the boat is moving, it becomes difficult for the boatman to oar,said Neeraj Kumar, owner of livestock.

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