noun Date: 15th century a boat used to ferry passengers, vehicles, or goods

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  • Ferryboat — Fer ry*boat , n. A vessel for conveying passengers, merchandise, etc., usually across streams, rivers, bays, and other narrow waters. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferryboat — |ferribote| s. m. Navio especialmente utilizado para o transporte de automóveis, vagões de caminho de ferro e outros veículos e passageiros.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ferryboat — [fer′ēbōt΄] n. FERRY (n. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Ferryboat — Ferry (bateau) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ferry. Un ferry (de l anglais ferry), transbordeur, traversier ou ropax (au Canada) est un bateau ayant pour fonction principale de transporter des véhicules routiers ou ferroviaires avec leur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ferryboat — [[t]fe̱riboʊt[/t]] ferryboats N COUNT A ferryboat is a boat used as a ferry …   English dictionary

  • fêrryboat — in fêribot a [feribot] m (ȇ) navt. ladja za prevoz vozil in potnikov, zlasti na večje razdalje: vkrcati avtomobile na ferryboat …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • ferryboat — /fer ee boht /, n. a boat used to transport passengers, vehicles, etc., across a river or the like. [1400 50; late ME feryboot. See FERRY, BOAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferryboat — noun A boat used to ferry passengers, vehicles, or goods across open water, especially one that runs to a regular schedule …   Wiktionary

  • ferryboat — ingl. Embarcación fluvial que traslada pasajeros, vehículos y originalmente vagones de ferrocarril. También entre islas por mar …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • ferryboat — fer|ry|boat [ˈferibəut US bout] n a ferry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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