Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday November 29, 2011
To crowd closely together.
Serry means to crowd and is spelled serry.
-- Mildred Colvin, Missouri Brides
To keep unsettled the questions upon which these united with the Liberation Society, —accustom a powerful contingent to work together with “political Dissenters,”—to serry friends and foes into hostile phalanx, —to accept battle on a weak ground where it is only possible to rally half the forces...
-- S. Wellington, The Spectator, Vol. 6
Serry is from the Middle Frenceh serré which was the past participle of serrer meaning “to press tightly together.”