- a light rowboat used chiefly in harbors and rivers
- Brit. a large, broad, but light barge, used for moving freight
Origin of wherryMiddle English whery ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps whirren, whir, with suggestion of fast movement
- A light, swift rowboat built for one person and often used in racing.
- A sailing boat with a gaff rig, traditionally used to haul cargo in East Anglia.
Origin of wherryMiddle English whery.