Wherret meaning

(now regional) A blow, especially on the face. [from 16th c.]
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(obsolete) To hurry; to trouble; to tease.

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(obsolete) To box (somebody) on the ear; to strike on the ear.

To wherret a child.

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Origin of wherret

  • Origin unknown; perhaps imitative. See whirr.
    From Wiktionary