serry

verb
ser·​ry | \ ˈser-ē How to pronounce serry (audio) \
serried; serrying

Definition of serry

intransitive verb

archaic : to press together especially in ranks

transitive verb

: to crowd together

First Known Use of serry

1581, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for serry

Middle French serré, past participle of serrer to press, crowd — more at sear

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