skerry


sker·ry

noun \ˈsker-ē\
plural skerries

Definition of SKERRY

:  a rocky isle :  reef

Origin of SKERRY

Scots (Shetland and Orkney islands), ultimately from Old Norse skerj-, sker rocky islet — more at scar
First Known Use: 1612

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