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Definition of Ferry

Ferry

  1. To carry or transport over a river, strait, or other narrow water, in a boat.
  2. To pass over water in a boat or by a ferry.
  3. A place where persons or things are carried across a river, arm of the sea, etc., in a ferryboat.
  4. A vessel in which passengers and goods are conveyed over narrow waters; a ferryboat; a wherry.
  5. A franchise or right to maintain a vessel for carrying passengers and freight across a river, bay, etc., charging tolls.

Ferry Quotations

I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he's up there with Bryan Ferry.
David Bowie

I have always loved to sit in ferry and railroad stations and watch the people, to walk on crowded streets, just walk along among the people, and see their faces, to be among people on street cars and trains and boats.
Ella R. Bloor

The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
John Sergeant Wise

There's so much light in Broughty Ferry. I think the humour in Glasgow is darker, because it's much more gloomy, there's a perpetual misery there.
Brian Cox

The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry.
Harold Stephen Black
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Ferry Translations

ferry in Dutch is overzetboot, pontveer, pont, bak
ferry in Finnish is proomu
ferry in French is bac
ferry in Italian is traghetto
ferry in Norwegian is ferje, ferje
ferry in Portuguese is balsa
ferry in Spanish is transbordador, balsa
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