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  1. terrace.
  2. territorial.
  3. territory.
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Examples from the Web for terr

Historical Examples of terr

  • I do believe I'm a-going to be terr'ble happy in my new home.

    Explorers of the Dawn

    Mazo de la Roche

  • Sometimes there were two terr filii, who carried on a dialogue.

  • They'll charge them gates to-morrow—there 'll be a terr'ble to do.

    Elizabeth's Campaign

    Mrs. Humphrey Ward

  • Miss Lucy was better, she said, but she had been 'terr'ble bad.'

  • Thanky kindly, mum—but I bain't so terr'ble wrapped up in soup!

British Dictionary definitions for terr


abbreviation for
  1. terrace
  2. territory
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Word Origin and History for terr

Rhodesian slang abbreviation of terrorist, 1976, used in reference to guerrilla fighting against white minority government.

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