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A flat-bottomed ferry worked on cables or ropes.
passenger boat, passenger ship, ferry boat, packet boat, packet, shuttleView synonyms
- ‘The boats are long flat ponts where you are seated on mats.’
- ‘A wooden pont on empty oil drums has been constructed alongside the boathouse and ferries workmen across to the central fountain.’
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