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[fer-ee-muh n] /ˈfɛr i mən/
noun, plural ferrymen.
a person who owns or operates a ferry.
Origin of ferryman
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English feryman. See ferry, man1
Related forms
subferryman, noun, plural subferrymen. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Tucker, the ferryman, also had a sugar and syrup mill down at the ferry landing.
  • The ferryman had the exclusive right to charge fees for cross-river transport.

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