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/ (ˈwɛrɪt) /


to worry or cause to worry
(intr) to complain or moan

Nearby words

whereupon, wherever, wherewith, wherewithal, wherret, wherrit, wherry, whet, whet one's appetite, whether, whether or not

Word Origin for wherrit

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

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

    Peggy Owen Patriot|Lucy Foster Madison
  • Tis nothing to wherrit over, mother, 214 spoke Peggy cheerfully.

    Peggy Owen Patriot|Lucy Foster Madison