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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fer·ry /ˈfɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ry v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ferried p. pr. & vb. n. Ferrying.]
 1. To carry or transport over a river, strait, or other narrow water, in a boat.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ry, v. i. To pass over water in a boat or by a ferry.
 They ferry over this Lethean sound
 Both to and fro.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ry, n.; pl. Ferries
 1. A place where persons or things are carried across a river, arm of the sea, etc., in a ferryboat.
    It can pass the ferry backward into light.   --Milton.
    To row me o'er the ferry.   --Campbell.
 2. A vessel in which passengers and goods are conveyed over narrow waters; a ferryboat; a wherry.
 3. A franchise or right to maintain a vessel for carrying passengers and freight across a river, bay, etc., charging tolls.
 Ferry bridge, a ferryboat adapted in its structure for the transfer of railroad trains across a river or bay.
 Ferry railway. See under Railway.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of
           water and operates on a regular schedule [syn: ferryboat]
      2: transport by boat or aircraft [syn: ferrying]
      v 1: transport from one place to another
      2: transport by ferry
      3: travel by ferry
      [also: ferried]