verb (used without object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
noun, plural tar·ries.
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Origin of tarry1
synonym study for tarry
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·er, nounun·tar·ried, adjectiveun·tar·ry·ing, adjective
Words nearby tarry
Definition for tarry (2 of 2)
adjective, tar·ri·er, tar·ri·est.
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for tarry
They were all made by monks, and from memory; for the monks did not tarry.
If I could tarry four or five days longer I could set it to work before going to London.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Much as we wished to tarry in this vicinity, our time was so limited that we were compelled to hasten on.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
The east pier, as far as it was dry, was covered by the fashion and beauty—as well as by the fishy and tarry—of the town.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne