Definition of barge :
1. A double- decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.
2. A large boat used by flag officers.
3. A large omnibus used for excursions.
4. A large, roomy boat for the conveyance of passengers or goods; as, a ship's barge; a charcoal barge.
5. A pleasure boat; a vessel or boat of state, elegantly furnished and decorated.
boat (part of speech: noun)
frigate, bateau, yacht, canoe, ferry, dinghy, gunboat, scull, aircraft carrier, rowboat, galley, trawler, scow, merchantman, freighter, lifeboat, gondola, liner, dory, schooner, motorboat, dugout, destroyer, hulk, kayak, watercraft, cutter, tanker, ship, vessel, boat, ocean liner, houseboat, speedboat, steamboat, paddle boat, tugboat, cabin cruiser, longboat, bark, raft, battleship, cruiser, sampan, skiff, hydrofoil, catamaran, pontoon, fishing boat, submarine, icebreaker, cargo boat, sailboat
vehicle (part of speech: noun)
convertible, cab, brougham, station wagon, bus, hearse, bicycle, fire engine, motorcycle, sedan, motorcar, taxi, conveyance, vehicle, coupe, jalopy, automobile, auto, car, sledge, stagecoach, cart, roadster, van, jeep, wagon, taxicab, tractor, train, buggy, landau, truck, sled, limousine, armored car, boxcar, coach, ambulance
- " That's a smart barge over there," said Hardy, pointing it out. - "At Sunwich Port, Complete", W.W. Jacobs.
- But it is one thing to build a barge 44ft. - "Hasisadra's Adventure Essay #7 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition"", Thomas Henry Huxley.
- There he got into a barge. - "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker", S. Weir Mitchell.