Origin of tarriance
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Upon this we began to be weary of our abode in the whale, and our tarriance there did much trouble us.Lucian's True History
Lucian of Samosata
Making these Tents stronger or slighter, according to the time of their tarriance.
After having finished the service in Yorkshire, I have had a week's tarriance at Harrowgate.
- an archaic word for delay
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