-ery


-ery
a suffix of nouns denoting occupation, business, calling or condition, place or establishment, goods or products, things collectively, qualities, actions, etc.: archery; bakery; cutlery; fishery; trickery; witchery.
[ME < OF -erie, equiv. to -ier -ER2 + -ie -Y3]

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Universalium. 2010.


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