ferry boat

ferryboat

[fer-ee-boht]
noun
a boat used to transport passengers, vehicles, etc., across a river or the like.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English feryboot. See ferry, boat

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Ferry boat definition


(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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