Tarry

Definition of Tarry

Tar´ry
a.1.Consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar.
v. i.1.To stay or remain behind; to wait.
[imp. & p. p. Tarried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tarrying.]
Tarry ye for us, until we come again.
- Ex. xxiv. 14.
2.To delay; to put off going or coming; to loiter.
Come down unto me, tarry not.
- Gen. xic. 9.
One tarried here, there hurried one.
- Emerson.
3.To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge.
Tarry all night, and wash your feet.
- Gen. xix. 2.
v. t.1.To delay; to defer; to put off.
Tarry us here no longer than to-morrow.
- Chaucer.
2.To wait for; to stay or stop for.
He that will have a cake out of the wheat must needs tarry the grinding.
- Shak.
He plodded on, . . . tarrying no further question.
- Sir W. Scott.
n.1.Stay; stop; delay.

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