-ry


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

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Origin of -ry

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

Definition for -ry (2 of 2)

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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