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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Ferry \Fer"ry\ (f[e^]r"r[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ferried
(-r[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Ferrying.] [OE. ferien to
convey, AS. ferian, from faran to go; akin to Icel. ferja to
ferry, Goth. farjan to sail. See Fare.]
1. To carry or transport over a river, strait, or other
narrow water, in a boat.
2. To convey back and forth regularly between two points in a
vehicle; as, part of her day was spent ferrying the kids
to and from school.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: transport by boat or aircraft [syn: ferry, ferrying]
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