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ferriage

[ fer-ee-ij ]

noun

  1. conveyance or transportation by a ferryboat.
  2. the fare charged for ferrying.


ferriage

/ ˈfɛrɪɪdʒ /

noun

  1. transportation by ferry
  2. the fee charged for passage on a ferry


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ferriage1

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; ferry, -age

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Example Sentences

After crossing the Green by another iron bridge substituted for rope-ferriage, our first important station will be Fort Bridger.

The Leinster was a passenger ship, employed in regular service on a long ferriage.

There is no reason why a ferry should not be kept here at a reasonable rate, for ferriage.

It had cost almost a quarter then, with the ferriage and toll-gates, if you walked to Newark.

It was a long six-mile ferriage across Rossignol and we could devote our waste time to getting over.

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