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werry (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, Cockney) very
    • 1857, Frank J. Webb, The Garies and Their Friends[1]:
      Better let me make you up a little fire, the nights is werry cool," continued Ben.
    • 1897, John Bennett, Master Skylark[2]:
      "We must be off if we're to lie at Uxbridge overnight; for there hath been rain beyond, sir, and the roads be werry deep."
    • 1890, Various, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, August 30, 1890.[3]:
      I spent a werry plessant arternoon there, and drove home in style on the Box Seat of a reel Company's Bus. The nex day I went to Higate Wood, another of the grate works of the good old Copperashun.


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  1. Alternative form of werreyen