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serry

[ser-ee] /ˈsɛr i/
verb (used with or without object), serried, serrying. Archaic.
1.
to crowd closely together.
Origin of serry
1575-1585
1575-85; < Middle French serré, past participle of serrer to press tightly together; see sear2
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  • I s'pose his property will go to Emmy and serry, half and half.

  • Jack, do you think Anne and serry can have gone out by themselves?'

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • Then the door was shut, the carriage drove off, and we saw that it was Anne and serry.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • But when I was going to take hold of serry she slipped away.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • I didn't want to miss any of it, and serry was more likely to be quiet if I gave in.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • Still it might be serry; she might have slipped out to baffle us.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • Then at last Anne and serry began to look rather ashamed of themselves.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

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