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Johnnie Challn ferried us across the river in two instalments.

This we ferried by means of the bark canoe carried on the shoulders of Tawabinisy.

He'd ferried me down to the hilltop in the long shadows of early morning.

The tourists are ferried over, as also are the donkeys on which the tourists ride.

Behold they have been ferried over Styx, and have passed away into limbo.

They had ferried and crossed well into the dusk of the evening.

There was a short run to the river, and there they were ferried over.

They were ferried across the Attock, and then their real work began.

I accompanied them to Sluie, and was ferried over the river in a salmon coble.

Then he was ferried over the river, and hastened to Bent-Anat.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "a passage over a river," from Old Norse ferju- "passage across water," ultimately from the same Germanic root as ferry (v.). The modern noun (1580s) is a shortening of ferry boat (mid-15c.).

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