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

 ford /ˈford, ˈfɔrd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ford n.
 1. A place in a river, or other water, where it may be passed by man or beast on foot, by wading.
    He swam the Esk river where ford there was none.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. A stream; a current.
 With water of the ford
 Or of the clouds.   --Spenser.
    Permit my ghost to pass the Styg░an ford.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ford, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fording.] To pass or cross, as a river or other water, by wading; to wade through.
    His last section, which is no deep one, remains only to be forted.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States film maker (1896-1973) [syn: John Ford]
      2: grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987) [syn: Henry Ford II]
      3: son of Henry Ford (1893-1943) [syn: Edsel Bryant Ford]
      4: English writer and editor (1873-1939) [syn: Ford Madox Ford,
          Ford Hermann Hueffer]
      5: 38th President of the United States; appointed Vice
         President and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
         [syn: Gerald Ford, Gerald R. Ford, Gerald Rudolph
         Ford, President Ford]
      6: United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass
         production (1863-1947) [syn: Henry Ford]
      7: a shallow area in a stream that can be forded [syn: crossing]
      8: the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car
         or on a horse [syn: fording]
      v : cross a river where it's shallow

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Mention is frequently made of the fords of the Jordan (Josh.
    2:7; Judg. 3:28; 12:5, 6), which must have been very numerous;
    about fifty perhaps. The most notable was that of Bethabara.
    Mention is also made of the ford of the Jabbok (Gen. 32:22), and
    of the fords of Arnon (Isa. 16:2) and of the Euphrates (Jer.