wherry

noun
wher·ry | \ˈhwer-ē, ˈwer-\
plural wherries

Definition of wherry 

1 : any of various light boats: such 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

First Known Use of wherry

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for wherry

Middle English whery

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