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sker·ry

 (skĕr′ē)
n. pl. sker·ries
A small rocky reef or island.

[Scots, diminutive of Old Norse sker; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

skerry

(ˈskɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Physical Geography) a small rocky island
2. (Physical Geography) a reef
[C17: Orkney dialect, from Old Norse sker scar2]
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