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  1. (tr) dialect to tease or worry
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Word Origin for worrit

probably variant of worry, but compare wherrit
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Historical Examples of worrit

  • But the district-lady has others to "worrit" in life besides the sick.

    Modern Women and What is Said of Them


  • Nobody knows but them that has to do it what the worrit of the roads is.

    Cripps, the Carrier

    R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore

  • It was first "worrit," and became "worry," as now, later on.

  • What cause she got to worrit about ile whin she ain't got ache or pain?

  • Since you've spoke repentful, an' confessed, I ain't agoin' to worrit ye about it.

    Gwen Wynn

    Mayne Reid