Definitions for doryˈdɔr i, ˈdoʊr i
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dinghy, dory, rowboat(noun)
a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
walleye, walleyed pike, jack salmon, dory, Stizostedion vitreum(noun)
pike-like freshwater perches
marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
A small flat bottomed boat used for fishing both offshore and on rivers.
Any of several different families of large-eyed, silvery, deep-bodied, laterally compressed, and roughly discoid marine fish.
Origin: * Attested in American English of 1709 ; assumed to be related to Central of Western Indian language.
a European fish. See Doree, and John Doree
the American wall-eyed perch; -- called also dore. See Pike perch
a small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides
Origin: [Named from 1st color, fr. F. dore gilded, fr. dorer to gild, L. deaurare. See Deaurate, and cf. Aureole.]
The dory is a small, shallow-draft boat, about 5 to 7 metres or 16 to 23 feet long. It is usually a lightweight boat with high sides, a flat bottom and sharp bows. They are easy to build because of their simple lines. For centuries, dories have been used as traditional fishing boats, both in coastal waters and in the open sea. Variant spellings are doree and dori. The British Royal Navy spells it dorey.
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