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-ry

1.
variant of -ery:
heraldry; husbandry; dentistry; tenantry; jewelry.
Origin of -ry
Middle English -rie < Old French; short form of -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for -ry

-ry

suffix
1.
a variant of -ery dentistry
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Word Origin and History for -ry

reduced form of -ery.

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