ferried ferried  /ˈfɛ rid/


  1. (n) a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
  2. (n) transport by boat or aircraft
  3. (v) transport from one place to another
  4. (v) transport by ferry
  5. (v) travel by ferry


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  1. Ambulances and private cars ferried maimed and disfigured victims for emergency treatment to Tarragona, Valencia and 120 miles northeast to Barcelona.
  2. This suggested that new troops, possibly German, were being hurriedly ferried across to Libya.
  3. VIPS began slipping into town, ferried between meetings in stretch limousines, some with real Texas longhorns protruding from their hoods.


  1. Speedboat spy was D.C.-area parks visionary

    By The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Walter Mess, an American spy who captained a speedboat that ferried agents to and from secret missions in the China-Burma-India theater of World ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. In Syria, residents return to battered town retaken by government

    A line of unmarked cars and pickup trucks ferried weary Hezbollah fighters back to Lebanon on Sunday as stunned residents began returning to this war-ravaged town, in Syrian government control again after a fierce three-week battle that ended last week.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

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