gurry

[ gur-ee, guhr-ee ]
/ ˈgɜr i, ˈgʌr i /

noun

the offal of fish or whales; the waste parts left over after cleaning fish.

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Origin of gurry

First recorded in 1835–40; origin unknown
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Example sentences from the Web for gurry

  • The one in the lead is dragging a bit of gurry out from the water and up over the edge into the sunlight.

    Of All Things|Robert C. Benchley
  • Ves carts everything in that cart from dead cows to gurry barrels.

    The Portygee|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • No sooner did they hear the noise than they ran away as fast as they could, crying out, “Gurry, gurry!”

    Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith