What does the word ferry mean?

Usage examples for 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 by George W. Cable
  2. She wouldn't think of coming to a ferry- boat to meet her ideal! – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  3. You'll go up on the West Shore and ferry over from West Point. – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp