raftsman


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Synonyms for raftsman

someone who travels by raft

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Huck is, after all, Twain's fellow raftsman, and "what you want, above all things, on a raft, is for everybody to be satisfied, and feel right and kind towards the others" (165).
30) The witnesses' testimony is not extant, but their occupations, such as carpenter, raftsman, timber overseer, and merchant, suggest that they were men who either employed the self-hiring slaves or were approached to do so.
Capacity for paradox: the skill of entertaining two opposing ideas at the same time, as the raftsman maintains his balance in the midst of the rushing river - not because of, or in spite of, the river, but with it.
Sergeant Barnacle, or the Raftsman of the Edisto," is perhaps as terrible a story as any we ever read.
Zarah was a proud gaucho, Ernesto a rustic raftsman, Charles sorrowfully dignified.