- conveyance or transportation by a ferryboat.
- the fare charged for ferrying.
Origin of ferriage
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Examples from the Web for ferriage
His father, by accident, neglected to furnish him the money with which to pay his ferriage.Hidden Treasures
Harry A. Lewis
The ferriage shall then be paid by the owners of the runaways.Fugitive Slaves
Marion Gleason McDougall
When I was asked for the ferriage, I paid for two, and the ferryman asked where the other was.Vandemark's Folly
Paid by spirits to Charon for ferriage over the Styx, according to legend.Selections from the Prose Writings of John Henry Cardinal Newman
John Henry Newman
The opportunity afforded by the ferriage was seized by me to write appealing letters to the Commandant at 1887.
- transportation by ferry
- the fee charged for passage on a ferry
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