Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ferry-boat or scow used, for transport over water.
  • n. The landing-stage or platform of a ferry, hinged at one end to the wharf, the other end being raised or lowered to the level of the incoming boat.

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Examples

  • A steam ferry-bridge took us across the Hamoaze, which, with its stationed hulks, scattered shipping, and town and country banks, made, as it always makes, a beautiful landscape.

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