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variant of -ery: heraldry; husbandry; dentistry; tenantry; jewelry.
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Origin of -ry

Middle English -rie<Old French; short form of -ery

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Ry.

abbreviation
Railway.
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British Dictionary definitions for -ry

-ry

suffix forming nouns
a variant of -ery dentistry
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