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for Ferry bridge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Ferry \Fer"ry\, n.; pl. Ferries. [OE. feri; akin to Icel.
ferja, Sw. f[aum]rja, Dan. f[ae]rge, G. f[aum]hre. See
Ferry, v. t.]
1. A place where persons or things are carried across a
river, arm of the sea, etc., in a ferryboat.
It can pass the ferry backward into light. --Milton.
To row me o'er the ferry. --Campbell.
2. A vessel in which passengers and goods are conveyed over
narrow waters; a ferryboat; a wherry.
3. A franchise or right to maintain a vessel for carrying
passengers and freight across a river, bay, etc., charging
Ferry bridge, a ferryboat adapted in its structure for the
transfer of railroad trains across a river or bay.
Ferry railway. See under Railway.
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