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ferryboat

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noun fer·ry·boat \-ˌbōt\

Simple Definition of ferryboat

  • : a boat that is used to carry people and things for a short distance between two places : a boat that ferries people and things

Full Definition of ferryboat

  1. :  a boat used to ferry passengers, vehicles, or goods


FERRYBOAT Defined for Kids

ferryboat

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noun fer·ry·boat \ˈfer-ē-ˌbōt\

Definition of ferryboat

  1. :  a boat used to carry passengers, vehicles, or goods





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