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WHERRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wherry mean? 

WHERRY (noun)
  The noun WHERRY has 2 senses:

1. sailing barge used especially in East Anglia
2. light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors

  Familiarity information: WHERRY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WHERRY (noun)


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Meaning:

Sailing barge used especially in East Anglia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Norfolk wherry; wherry

Hypernyms ("wherry" is a kind of...):

barge; flatboat; hoy; lighter (a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals))

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 2wherry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("wherry" is a kind of...):

dinghy; dory; rowboat (a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled)


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