|Origin:||ferian 'to carry, take'|
ferry2 past tense and past participle ferried, present participle ferrying, third person singular ferries [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to carry people or things a short distance from one place to another in a boat or other vehicle
ferry somebody/something (from something) to something
The ship was used to ferry supplies to Russia during the war.
ferry somebody/something across something
ferrying passengers across the Channel