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Definitions of tarry

  1. To stay; to stay behind; to wait; to delay. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To delay; to defer; to put off. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To wait for; to stay or stop for. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To loiter; linger; delay; remain. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To stay or remain behind; to wait. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To delay; to put off going or coming; to loiter. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To live in a place for a time; stay; stay behind; delay; linger. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To be tardy or slow: to loiter or stay behind: to delay:-pa.t. and pa.p. tarried. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To put off going or coming; linger; abide; stay. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. leave slowly and hesitantly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To wait for. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To continue in a place; to stay behind; to delay; to loiter. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Tarrying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. having the characteristics of pitch or tar Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. Covered with, or caused by, tar; like tar. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Consisting of, covered with, or like tar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Covered with tar; like tar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Consisting of, smeared with or like tar. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Consisting of or like tar; mineral tar, a variety of bitumen found oozing from rocks of different formations. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. Tarried. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for tarry

  1. But I shall not reach Boston to- night if I tarry – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  2. He will return, but not immediately, for he will at least give the eyes of his victim time to grow accustomed to the change of colour in his face; nor will he tarry long, for there is no telling whether, or whither, the stone may not disappear from that outer pocket. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
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