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A shallow place in a body of water, such as a river, where one can cross by walking or riding on an animal or in a vehicle.
tr.v. ford·ed, ford·ing, fords
To cross (a body of water) at a ford.
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|Noun||1.||fording - the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse|
crossing - traveling across
shallow fording - fording at a shallow place
deep fording - fording at a deep place in the stream
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