Etymology
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bargeman (n.)

"man employed on a barge," mid-15c., from barge (n.) + man (n.).

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DOA 

also d.o.a., 1929, police slang abbreviation of dead on arrival.

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driftwood (n.)

"wood floating on water," 1630s, from drift (v.) + wood (n.).

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Okinawa 

largest of the Ryuku island chain, Japanese, literally "rope on the sea." Related: Okinawan.

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arouse (v.)

1590s, "awaken, stir to action" (transitive), from a- (1) "on" + rouse. Related: Aroused; arousing.

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codec (n.)

by 1970, an abbreviation from compressor-decompressor or coder-decoder, on model of modem.

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insubordination (n.)

1790, on the model of French insubordination (1775); from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + subordination.

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hemophiliac 

1894 (adj.); 1891 (n.), from hemophilia. Perhaps modeled on French hémophilique (1878).

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windward (adj.)

"on the side toward which the wind blows," 1540s, from wind (n.1) + -ward.

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brakeman (n.)

"brake operator on a railroad train," 1833, from brake (n.1) + man (n.).

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