"The heir . . . had somehow bargained away the estate." G. Eliot.
(Bar`gain*ee") n. [OF. bargaigné, p. p. See Bargain, v. i.] (Law) The party to a contract
who receives, or agrees to receive, the property sold. Blackstone.
(Bar"gain*er) n. One who makes a bargain; sometimes in the sense of bargainor.
(Bar`gain*or") n. (Law) One who makes a bargain, or contracts with another; esp., one who
sells, or contracts to sell, property to another. Blackstone.
(Barge) n. [OF. barge, F. berge, fr. LL. barca, for barica prob. fr. L. baris an Egyptian rowboat,
fr. Gr. , prob. fr. Egyptian: cf. Coptic bari a boat. Cf. Bark a vessel.]
1. A pleasure boat; a vessel or boat of state, elegantly furnished and decorated.
2. A large, roomy boat for the conveyance of passengers or goods; as, a ship's barge; a charcoal barge.
3. A large boat used by flag officers.
4. A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat. [U.S.]
5. A large omnibus used for excursions. [Local, U.S.]
(Barge"board`) n. [Perh. corrup. of vergeboard; or cf. LL. bargus a kind of gallows.] A
(Barge"course`) n. [See Bargeboard.] (Arch.) A part of the tiling which projects beyond
the principal rafters, in buildings where there is a gable. Gwilt.
(Bar*gee") n. A bargeman. [Eng.]
(Barge"man) n. The man who manages a barge, or one of the crew of a barge.
(Barge"mast`ter) n. The proprietor or manager of a barge, or one of the crew of a barge.