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serry

[ ser-ee ]
/ ˈsɛr i /
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verb (used with or without object), ser·ried, ser·ry·ing.Archaic.
to crowd closely together.
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Origin of serry

First recorded in 1575–85; from French serré, past participle of serrer “to press tightly together, crowd,” from Italian serrare “to close ranks,” from Vulgar Latin serrāre, from Latin serāre “to lock, bolt,” derivative of sera “a bolt, bar”; see sear2
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