adjective, tar·ri·er, tar·ri·est.
Words nearby tarry
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for tarrier
If Adam kept a tarrier, or Eve a poodle, the laps of ages hav washed away the fakt.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
There was some friction when George first coom on leave an' Mr. Gedge let 'im have th' tarrier for a day's ratting.
If had bin ony other dog—greyhound, bull, tarrier, or even a young sheep-dog—d'yo' think he'd ha' stopped wi' the one?Bob, Son of Battle|Alfred Ollivant
Tarrier, tar′i-ėr, n. old form of terrier: (slang) a rough fellow, a tough.
Wilbur went aft and came up on the poop, where Kitchell stood at the wheel, smoking an inverted "Tarrier's Delight."Moran of the Lady Letty|Frank Norris