The dory was within fifty yards of the Lass before the men on deck became aware of its approach.
You take that craft of yourn home, and I'll sail up alongside in my dory.'
For more than a year dory had felt as though he were all adrift in the world.
The dory itself, with the oars in her, was moored in the cove.
dory began to gape when there proved to be no grounds for excitement.
The wet, red side of a dory's bow pushed past his laboring shoulder.
Said he'd buy that dory of Luther's that I went out in, and show that 'long with me.
Not more 'n once or twice, except in a dory goin' to the beach, or somethin' like that.
The men declared that they were very comfortable in their quarters, and dory could not see why they should not be.
I've rowed a dory a good many times when 'twas as bad as this.
"small, flat-bottomed boat," 1709, American English, perhaps from a West Indian or Central American Indian language.
type of edible fish, mid-15c., from Old French doree, originally the fem. past participle of dorer "to gild," from Latin deauratus, from de- + aurare "to gild," from aurum (see aureate). So called in reference to its colorings.