ferryman

noun fer·ry·man \ ˈfer-ē-mən , ˈfe-rē- \
|Updated on: 6 Jun 2018

Definition of ferryman

: a person who operates a ferry

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First Known Use of ferryman

12th century

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  • : a person (especially a man) who operates a ferry


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