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British Dictionary definitions for wherret

wherret

verb
  1. (tr) to strike (someone) a blow
noun
  1. a blow, esp a slap on the face; stroke

Word Origin

probably of imitative origin
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Historical Examples

  • The Whigs are in a rage about the peace; but we'll wherret them, I warrant, boys.

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift