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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DORY

In the dory the skipper, bending at his oars, was not two yards astern.

You remember the dory sail, mast and all, was alongside that cart.

Now I'll take the dory and row back to the shanty after some spare anchors there is there.'

You take that craft of yourn home, and I'll sail up alongside in my dory.'

The dory itself, with the oars in her, was moored in the cove.

He climbed into the dory, pulled up the anchor, and seated himself at the oars.

The wet, red side of a dory's bow pushed past his laboring shoulder.

I heard the thump of the anchor as he dragged it into the dory.

I've rowed a dory a good many times when 'twas as bad as this.

Davis fell into the bottom of the dory, only half conscious and entirely helpless.

WORD ORIGIN

"small, flat-bottomed boat," 1709, American English, perhaps from a West Indian or Central American Indian language.

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