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ferryboat

[fer-ee-boht] /ˈfɛr iˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a boat used to transport passengers, vehicles, etc., across a river or the like.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English feryboot. See ferry, boat
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ferry boat in the Bible

(2 Sam. 19:18), some kind of boat for crossing the river which the men of Judah placed at the service of the king. Floats or rafts for this purpose were in use from remote times (Isa. 18:2).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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