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ferryman

[ fer-ee-muhn ]
/ ˈfɛr i mən /
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noun, plural fer·ry·men.
a person who owns or operates a ferry.
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Origin of ferryman

First recorded in 1425–75, ferryman is from the late Middle English word feryman.See ferry, man

OTHER WORDS FROM ferryman

sub·fer·ry·man, noun, plural sub·fer·ry·men.
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