ferry

Part of speech: verb

To convey or go over water on a boat.

Part of speech: noun

A system of ferriage; boat for crossing a river or the like; place of crossing by boat.

Part of speech: noun

Ferryboat.

Part of speech: noun

Ferryman.

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Usage examples "ferry":

  1. It was longer than the other, by way of a ferry, but time, for the moment, was a burden and either way was beautiful. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.
  2. She wouldn't think of coming to a ferry- boat to meet her ideal! - "Memoirs of an American Prima Donna", Clara Louise Kellogg.
  3. You'll go up on the West Shore and ferry over from West Point. - "The Gray Mask", Wadsworth Camp.