noun do·ry \ˈdr-ē\

: a boat that has a flat bottom and high sides and that is used especially for fishing

plural dories

Full Definition of DORY

:  a flat-bottomed boat with high flaring sides, sharp bow, and deep V-shaped transom

Origin of DORY

Miskito dóri dugout
First Known Use: 1709
DORIES Defined for Kids


noun do·ry \ˈdr-ē\
plural dories

Definition of DORY for Kids

:  a boat with a flat bottom, high sides that flare out, and a sharp bow


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