Definition of wherry
1 : any of various light boats: as a : a long light rowboat made sharp at both ends and used to transport passengers on rivers and about harbors b : a racing scull for one person
2 : a large light barge, lighter, or fishing boat varying in type in different parts of Great Britain
Origin and Etymology of wherry
Middle English whery
First Known Use: 15th century
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