beerie, beeri noun a boat; a ship: Grib to your naiskel, my beenship kinchen, Grib to you naiskel till the beerie bings anee; [Dance to your daddy, my bonnie laddie, Dance to your daddy till the boat comes in;] 19-. etymology: possibly connected to Romany berro ‘a ship, a hulk for transporting convicts’; attested by Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies, BS in TDITA and SS; also collected by EMcC/PS and Simson (1865) and attesed by two of his informants; form beeri attested in Shelta note:

Smart & Crofton (1875) collected the forms Béro, Baíto with the definition ‘Ship, boat, barque’ from English Gypsies.

Canadian Paul Pope (2013) cites the form beeirie ‘a boat’.