Unlike other students, however, he was ferried to the train station in a chauffeur-driven Range Rover.
She had ferried more than McConville to secret graves, and the burden of what she had done took its toll.
Howard Junior was tended by an army of servants and ferried to and from school in a limousine.
Old English ferian "to carry, convey, bring, transport," from Proto-Germanic *farjanan (cf. Old Frisian feria "carry, transport," Old Norse ferja "to pass over, to ferry," Gothic farjan "travel by boat"), from PIE *per- "going, passage." Related to fare (v.). Related: Ferried; ferries; ferrying.
early 15c., "a passage over a river," from Old Norse ferju- "passage across water," ultimately from the same Germanic root as ferry (v.). The modern noun (1580s) is a shortening of ferry boat (mid-15c.).