Tardy

Definition of Tardy

Tar´dy
a.1.Moving with a slow pace or motion; slow; not swift.
And check the tardy flight of time.
- Sandys.
Tardy to vengeance, and with mercy brave.
- Prior.
2.Not being inseason; late; dilatory; - opposed to prompt; as, to be tardy in one's payments.
The tardy plants in our cold orchards placed.
- Waller.
3.Unwary; unready.
4.Criminal; guilty.
v. t.1.To make tardy.

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