from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A light, swift rowboat built for one person and often used in racing.
- n. A sailing barge used in East Anglia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A light embarcation used to navigate inland waterways.
- n. A flat-bottomed vessel previously employed by British merchants, notably in East Anglia, sometimes converted into pleasure boats.
- n. A liquor made from the pulp of crab apples after the verjuice is extracted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A passenger barge or lighter plying on rivers; also, a kind of light, half-decked vessel used in fishing.
- n. A long, narrow, light boat, sharp at both ends, for fast rowing or sailing; esp., a racing boat rowed by one person with sculls.
- n. A liquor made from the pulp of crab apples after the verjuice is expressed; -- sometimes called crab wherry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To transport in, or as in, a wherry.
- n. A light shallow rowboat, having seats for passengers, and plying on rivers and harbors. It resembles the dory.
- n. A light half-decked fishing-vessel used in different parts of Great Britain and Ireland.
- n. A liquor made from the pulp of crab-apples after the verjuice is expressed. Sometimes called crabwherry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors
- n. sailing barge used especially in East Anglia
Middle English whery.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)