serry

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verb ser·ry \ˈser-ē\

Definition of serry

serried

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serrying

  1. intransitive verb
  2. archaic :  to press together especially in ranks

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to crowd together

Origin and Etymology of serry

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


First Known Use: 1581

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