telfer

[tel-fer]
noun, adjective, verb (used with object)

telferage, noun
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telfer (ˈtɛlfə)
 
n
a variant spelling of telpher

telpher or telfer (ˈtɛlfə)
 
n
1.  a load-carrying car in a telpherage
2.  a.  another word for telpherage
 b.  (as modifier): a telpher line; a telpher system
 
vb
3.  (tr) to transport (a load) by means of a telpherage
 
[C19: changed from telephore, from tele- + -phore]
 
telfer or telfer
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: changed from telephore, from tele- + -phore]
 
'telpheric or telfer
 
adj
 
'telferic or telfer
 
adj

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