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Synonyms for gondolier

a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola


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Other gondoliers resent Hai, pointing out that she failed four licensing tests.
Theatre boss Harry Crosbie, who also owns the Point Theatre, said his gondolier would have to have a good voice.
Vecellio's illustrated book on dress [1590] gives a vivid portrayal of gondoliers, porters, and servants.
AN American's hopes of becoming the first woman gondolier have been sunk.
LAS VEGAS It was as if 16th century Venice had collided with 21st century Las Vegas by way of Hollywood as employees of newly minted Strip resort the Venetian, dressed in plumed period garb, mixed with co-workers in gondolier stripes and a formally attired VIP throng of gaming and showbiz power players as well as assorted celebs last week.
In describing the revolt against the prospect of death that permeates virtually all of society, Glissenti presents dialogues among interlocutors drawn from the gamut of professional types in Venice, including among others a Philosopher, Courtier, Captain, Farmer, Butcher, Servant, Beggar, Lawyer, Gondolier, and Actress.
Venice, FL, March 11, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Husband-and-wife Realtor team Nick and Beth Flerlage of the Venice office of RE/MAX Alliance Group have won the 2015 Best of Venice Real Estate Team Award from the Venice Gondolier Sun.
EVERYMAN'S SUMMER 2009 PROGRAMME THE GONDOLIERS Dates: Every day from tomorrow to Saturday, July 18, excluding Sunday 12 Tickets: pounds 11-pounds 15 This year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta is the tale of a drunken gondolier who, many years ago, was entrusted with the care of a prince but mixed the boy up with his own son.
Taken from the Italian word for 'slipper' as it traditionally resembles the shape of a foot, the launch of the new sandwich was kicked off by a 'traditional' gondolier on the banks of Birmingham's canal network.
A WOMAN who tried to become Venice's first female gondolier has flunked the test for a third time.
"It's a bit pricey at pounds 50 for half an hour, but it was so wonderful cuddling up to Lee with the gondolier serenading us.
Trendy Brighton beach; The sun sets over the Taj Mahal; Narrow boat on the Oxford canal; A gondolier in beautiful Venice; Warm waters of the Blue Lagoon in Reykjavik; Prague's majestic skyline
The Cambridge gondolier, who was evicted after just four weeks, will answer questions, pose for photos and offer tips to hopefuls wanting to enter next year.
Five tenors are required: Bruce Ford made a splendidly heroic Otello; Octavio Arevalo was the aptly villainous Iago; Juan Diego Flore scaled amazing vocal heights as Rodrigo; Robin Leggate made a dignified Doge; and Timothy Robinson sang the off-stage Gondolier and a servant, Lucio.
The gondolier stuck his pole in alongside the pillared frontage of the Banco Medici for Nick to step ashore.