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adjective ser·ried \ˈser-ēd\

Simple Definition of serried

  • : crowded or pressed together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of serried

  1. 1 :  crowded or pressed together :  compact <the crowd collected in a serried mass — W. S. Maugham>

  2. 2 [by alteration] :  marked by ridges :  serrate <the serried contours of the…mountains — American Guide Series: Oregon>

serriedly

adverb

serriedness

noun

Examples of serried in a sentence

  1. Flowers came up every spring in their serried ranks.

  2. <a sterile subdivision with serried rows of cookie-cutter houses>



1667

First Known Use of serried

1667

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