Usage examples for barge

  1. Some one on a barge next the small boat in which I had taken shelter asked if he could crawl into our boat, but I dared him or anyone else to move as such movement would only draw fire on every one of us. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  2. It might have passed for an abandoned barge or wharf boat, too rotten to float and too worthless to break up,- the relic and record of some by- gone tide of phenomenal height. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. At twilight, however, he felt the motion, and knew that he was sailing away from Cliffmore, the empty barge to return with another load of coal, but he, Max Deland, to keep straight on in search of a land where a fellow didn't have to mind his mother, but could seek and easily find a fortune, and then return sufficiently independent to have his own way. – Princess Polly At Play by Amy Brooks