lurry

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noun

lur·​ry
ˈlərē
plural -es
now dialectal, England
1
: something repeated by rote (as a formula or canting speech)
turn prayer into a kind of lurryJohn Milton
2
: a jumble of sounds : tumult

lurry

2 of 3

verb

"
-ed/-ing/-es
dialectal, England
: drag

lurry

3 of 3
"

dialectal British variant of lorry

Word History

Etymology

Noun

by shortening & alteration from liripipe

Verb

origin unknown

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“Lurry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lurry. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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