Meaning of wherry

wher•ry

Pronunciation: (hwer'ē, wer'ē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -ries, -ried, -ry•ing.
—n.
  1. a light rowboat for one person; skiff.
  2. any of various barges, fishing vessels, etc., used locally in England.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to use, or transport in, a wherry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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