noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. the fare paid for a ferry passage 2. the act or business of transporting by ferry

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  • Ferriage — Fer ri*age (?; 48), n. [From {Ferry}.] The price or fare to be paid for passage at a ferry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferriage — [fer′ē ij] n. [< FERRY + AGE] 1. transportation by ferry 2. the charge for this …   English World dictionary

  • ferriage — /fer ee ij/, n. 1. conveyance or transportation by a ferryboat. 2. the fare charged for ferrying. [1400 50; late ME; see FERRY, AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferriage — noun /ˈfɛr.i.ɪdʒ/ a) Transportation by ferry. b) The fee paid for a ferry ride …   Wiktionary

  • ferriage — n. transportation by ferryboat; fee for riding on a ferryboat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ferriage — [ fɛrɪɪdʒ] noun archaic transportation by ferry …   English new terms dictionary

  • ferriage — fer·ri·age …   English syllables

  • ferriage — fer•ri•age [[t]ˈfɛr i ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) naut. navig. conveyance or transportation by a ferryboat 2) naut. navig. the fare charged for ferrying • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • ferriage — /ˈfɛriədʒ/ (say fereeuhj), / ɪdʒ/ (say ij) noun 1. conveyance by a ferryboat or the like. 2. the price charged for ferrying …   Australian English dictionary

  • ferriage — /fehriyaj/ The toll or fare paid for the transportation of persons and property across a ferry. Literally speaking, it is the price or fare fixed by law for the transportation of the traveling public, with such goods and chattels as they may have …   Black's law dictionary

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