The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11353 Message #84044
Posted By: Matthew B.
04-Jun-99 - 04:58 PM
Thread Name: I give up. What's a HOGEYE?
Subject: RE: I give up. What's a HOGEYE?
You're all close.
A Hog Eye is a kind of a barge, popular in (but not exclusive to)the canals during the 19th century.
A navvy is a navigator (or pilot)