verb (used with object)
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Origin of ford
OTHER WORDS FROM fordford·a·ble, adjectiveun·ford·a·ble, adjectiveun·ford·ed, adjective
Definition for ford (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for ford
The MPC was supposed to be a simple river-crosser—either by fording of swimming.
Then the pack train, fording the stream, attacked the sudden ascent, and bade adieu to such civilization as the coast afforded.Whirligigs|O. Henry
Orders were at the same time dispatched to Townshend and Murray to be in readiness for fording the river.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)|John Marshall
Following watercourses, fording swollen streams, picking their way over rocks and loose boulders, through mud and sand.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas
We were fording a stream one hot day, and seeing him scooping up water with difficulty in his hands, I took out my mug for him.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
There was no chance of fording the stream, and there was then no bridge.Adventures among Books|Andrew Lang