Ford

Definition of Ford

Pronunciation: fōrd
n.1.A place in a river, or other water, where it may be passed by man or beast on foot, by wading.
He swam the Esk river where ford there was none.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.A stream; a current.
With water of the ford
Or of the clouds.
- Spenser.
Permit my ghost to pass the Styg an ford.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.To pass or cross, as a river or other water, by wading; to wade through.
[imp. & p. p. Forded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fording.]
His last section, which is no deep one, remains only to be forted.
- Milton.

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