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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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  • The joy of a ferryboat ride in a big city is in the contrast it offers.
  • To get here, you have to take a ferryboat, provided by the restaurant.
  • The pressure of the current against the pontoons pushes the ferryboat across the river in the direction the pontoons point.

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