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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors; Sailing barge used especially in East Anglia.

Usage examples (35)
  • And He spake to His disciples, that a small ship "-- or" wherry "--" should wait on Him because of the multitude, lest they should throng Him.
  • We saw it would be some days yet before the ship would reach the city, and therefore determined to go up in a wherry, that is a row-boat, from Gravesend.
  • Raleigh re-entered in a few minutes, but was silent, and pressing many an honest hand as he passed, went out to call a wherry, beckoning Amyas to follow him.
  • This erection was connected with the shore by a stage or "wherry" erected on piles. for more
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