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Noun: wherry  wehr-ee [N. Amer], we-ree [Brit]
  1. [Brit] Sailing barge used especially in East Anglia
    - Norfolk wherry [UK]
     
  2. Light rowing boat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbours

Derived forms: wherries

Type of: barge, dinghy, dory, flatboat, hoy, lighter, rowboat [N. Amer], rowing boat [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Wherry