darry noun a sudden and aggressive lunge: Then he made a darry at the farmer. Ah, but the farmer wasnae gaen tae face up tae him. 20-. Compare darrach 20-. etymology: perhaps a development from Scots darr ‘to strike, hit’ or, from Shetland and Orkney darr ‘to poke a fire too much so that it goes out’; attested by BW