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  • noun Plural form of ferryboat.

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Examples

  • The prime minister said seven planes were ready to leave and two ferryboats escorted by a Turkish frigate, were about to arrive in Libya.

    Turkish Nationals Leaving Libya as Turmoil Escalates

  • "First boat I was ever in, except ferryboats," Saxon laughed.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • Every day, waves of visitors arrive to Burano by ferryboats.

    Awakening the Sleepy Island of Burano

  • The idea was that the inside of ferryboats and spacecrafts look more or less the same: a closed world with no exit.

    Ballardian » 'Like Alice in Wonderland': Solveig Nordlund on J.G. Ballard

  • Meanwhile, General Meade had become assured of the same thing, and as he was now growing anxious about the fate of Wilson's division -- which, during my absence, had been sent out to break the enemy's communications south of Petersburg, by destroying the Southside and Danville railroads -- he sent ferryboats to cross me over the James.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • GIVENS: Yes, we were actually able to take a vacation this summer and take Scooter up to Seattle and go on the ferryboats, which we would have never been able to do without Madison.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2010

  • He watched a handful of small ferryboats, their lanterns reflected in the black water, pick their way precariously through the currents from Bankside.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • He watched a handful of small ferryboats, their lanterns reflected in the black water, pick their way precariously through the currents from Bankside.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • He watched a handful of small ferryboats, their lanterns reflected in the black water, pick their way precariously through the currents from Bankside.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • And sloughing the beliefs ingrained since childhood, I bared my soul about the clarinets, the scent of honeysuckle and fried seafood, and the honk of the ferryboats -- how they nearly drove me mad until my new women friends made me feel a part of this "family."

    Stephanie Gertler: Grassland

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