from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A superintendent of a ferry; a person in charge of a ferrystation.
- n. A collector of ferriage-money.
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The horse sent by Douglas awaited me, but the ferry-master had been prohibited from carrying passengers across the firth, and I could not take the horse in a small boat.
She had a plain, worn, old gold ring on her finger; she took it off, offered it to the ferry-master, who would not take it, though she told him she found her money gone and would redeem it next day.
I know that here dwells Master Zudár, the worthy ferry-master. "