/ (ˈwɛrɪt) /
to worry or cause to worry
(intr) to complain or moan
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What does “barren” mean?
Word Origin for wherrit
perhaps from thwert, obsolete variant of thwart; compare worrit
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Example sentences from the Web for wherrit
If the poor woman can bear it thee should not let it wherrit thee.
Tis nothing to wherrit over, mother, 214 spoke Peggy cheerfully.