2. Noun. (plural of ford) ¹
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Definition of Fords
1. ford [v] - See also: ford
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Literary usage of Fords
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"To the great indignation of the people he refused to dispute the passage of the fords, fearing to engage his cavalry in quicksands. ..."
2. The Publishers Weekly by R.R. Bowker Company, Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association (1892)
"NY, Harper, 1892. c. 3+442 p. D. cl., f 1.50. Bradford, Amory H., DD Old тае: V bottles; some elemental doctrines it t* ern form. NY. fords ..."
3. Biblical Geography and History by Charles Foster Kent (1911)
"fords of the Lower Jordan. The lower course of the Jordan is now spanned by four bridges. In ancient times the dwellers in Palestine were obliged to depend ..."
4. Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania Line in the Continental Army by Charles Janeway Stillé (1893)
"The British army had moved leisurely forward towards the north and west from the battle-field, hoping to cross the Schuylkill at one of the upper fords ..."
5. What to Observe: Or, The Traveller's Remembrancer by Julian R. Jackson (1841)
"fords.—It is frequently of importance, even in civilized countries, where bridges and ... Whenever fords, which from circumstances we have reason to believe ..."
6. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society edited by Charles William Sutton (1895)
"ANCIENT fords, FERRIES, AND BRIDGES IN LANCASHIRE. BY WILLIAM HARRISON. ... fords, ferries, and bridges exhaust amongst them all the possible modes of ..."