Definition of Skerry

1. n. A rocky isle; an insulated rock.



Definition of Skerry

1. Noun. A small rocky island which may be covered by the sea at high tide or during storms. ¹

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Definition of Skerry

1. a small, rocky island [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skerry

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skerry (current term)
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Literary usage of Skerry

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1. The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1874)
"THE skerry OF SHRIEKS. Now from all King Olaf s farms His men-at-arms ... door Came the roar Of the sea upon the skerry ; And its thunder loud and near ..."

2. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1914)
"... signed by Hilliard Veren,* cleric, and served by Henery skerry,* marshal, who delivered said Murfee to Edmond Bridges, who was engaged to pay. ..."

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