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ford



Pronunciation: (fôrd, fōrd), [key]
n.
a place where a river or other body of water is shallow enough to be crossed by wading.

v.t.
to cross (a river, stream, etc.) at a ford.

Ford



Pronunciation: (fôrd, fōrd), [key]
n.
1. Ford Mad•ox Pronunciation: (mad'uks), [key] (Ford Madox Hueffer), 1873–1939, English novelist, poet, critic, and editor.
2. Gerald R(udolph, Jr.) (Leslie Lynch King, Jr.), born 1913, U.S. political leader: congressman 1948–73; vice president 1973–74; 38th president of the U.S. 1974–77.
3. Guy Stanton, 1873–1963, U.S. historian, educator, and editor.
4. Henry, 1863–1947, U.S. automobile manufacturer.
5. John, 1586?–c1640, English playwright.
6. John (Sean O'Feeney), 1895–1973, U.S. film director.
7. a male given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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