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British Dictionary definitions for wherrit

wherrit

verb
  1. to worry or cause to worry
  2. (intr) to complain or moan

Word Origin

perhaps from thwert, obsolete variant of thwart; compare worrit
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Examples from the Web for wherrit

Historical Examples

  • Tis nothing to wherrit over, mother, 214 spoke Peggy cheerfully.

    Peggy Owen Patriot

    Lucy Foster Madison

  • If the poor woman can bear it thee should not let it wherrit thee.

    Peggy Owen Patriot

    Lucy Foster Madison