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synonyms for ferryman

  • boatman
  • gondolier
  • oar
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How to use ferryman in a sentence

You think of the ferryman in the Middle Ages, who basically said, yeah, you got to pay me if you want to cross the river here or pay a bridge toll.
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“Whenever we git there,” said Jimmy, pushing off the launch and waving his hand to the ferryman.
MR. OPPALICE HEGAN RICE
He merely repeated: "I'm the ferryman, and it's my business to carry people across the lake."
LITTLE WIZARD STORIES OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
Looking at the ferryman more closely she saw that he had small eyes, a big nose, and a sharp chin.
LITTLE WIZARD STORIES OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
In preparing a body for burial, the Greeks took a piece of money and put it into the mouth, to give to the ferryman Charon.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
To begin with, a boat on a river is normally a vehicle of pleasure; but the ferryman's boat is a drudge.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
If every journey were with a fare the ferryman might be a shade more cheerful, even though the payment is so trifling.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
She was unfortunately drowned, in her eighteenth year, in crossing the Boyne, through the negligence of the ferryman.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
The Preacher stepping into the boat, hitched his horse to the side, while the ferryman shoved out into the stream.
LINCOLNIANAANDREW ADDERUP
She saw the Crane, who was ferryman, standing close by, and sang a very sweet song in praise of his long legs and soft feathers.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FERRYMAN

  • boatman
  • ferryman
  • gondolier
  • oar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.