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fordless

[ fawrd-lis, fohrd- ]
/ ˈfɔrd lɪs, ˈfoʊrd- /
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adjective
having no ford.
that cannot be crossed on foot: a fordless stream.
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Origin of fordless

First recorded in 1640–50; ford + -less
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How to use fordless in a sentence

  • It is a country of impenetrable forests, fordless rivers, and unclimbable mountains.

    Mr. Fortescue|William Westall
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