ferry-house

noun

Definition of ferry-house

1 : the house of the keeper of a ferry
2 : the structure on a ferry wharf usually containing a ticket office, waiting room, and other facilities

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First Known Use of ferry-house

1595, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ferry-house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferry-house. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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