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A man who works on a raft.
- ‘Slowly evidence against him was amassed from sawmill workers and raftsmen; disguised as fishing boats, the police began to shadow his raft.’
- ‘Number one, they are raftsmen and have learned to fake sincerity from the time they began smuggling illegal goods across the Poprad river.’
- ‘He listens to the raftsmen talk about the ways in which the river has changed and how the land has been altered.’
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