One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The reshuffling of the bridge watchbill to ensure that the most hungover junior officer would be on watch for the longest after sailing, the early morning durry that was really an excuse to check up on the Mid's astro.’
- ‘Those same people now pay more for sherry and cigarettes, and, if this Government has its way, they will not now be able to have a durry in the Returned Services Association.’
- ‘The neighbours are having a durry outside my bedroom window and the new born next door wants something because he's crying a tiny, urgent newborn cry.’
- ‘Sophie rolled her eyes and took a last drag on her durry before flicking it into the toilet bowl and flushing it.’
- ‘I pose here in Polaroid sunnies, durry, and fake Billy-Bob teeth to emphasise the point.’
1940s: of unknown origin.
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