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n. - Marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters; Pike-like freshwater perches; A small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled.

Usage examples (32)
  • The first appearance of the word dory for fish is listed as 1440.
  • SANCHEZ: We should probably mention too, that a dory -- a dory is a-- is a type ...
  • In a very few minutes the dory was a mere gray wraith on the water, but there it hung.
  • A fancy "dory" for two pairs of sculls, in which I sometimes go out with my young folks. for more
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