verb (used without object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
noun, plural tar·ries.
Words nearby tarry
Origin of tarry1
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·er, nounun·tar·ried, adjectiveun·tar·ry·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for tarried
But I have tarried too long over those days of my apprenticeship, and am yet only at the beginning.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Having thus invested the great Bo with the whole empire, making innumerable offerings, he tarried there for seven days longer.Cultus Arborum|Anonymous
We tarried not at all, but got back through the cascade into the cavern again, and so up and out, on the way to that cliff-top.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
In the little closet where she tarried an electric bulb blazed no brighter than her eyes.The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett
One of the guests, who had tarried longer than all the others, issued alone and proceeded in the direction of Cathedral Square.The Bastonnais|John Lesperance