serry

verb

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

intransitive verb

archaic : to press together especially in ranks

transitive verb

: to crowd together

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of serry was in 1581

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Cite this Entry

“Serry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serry. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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