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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tarry  \Tar"ry\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  delay;  to  defer;  to  put  off  [Obs.] 
 
  Tarry  us  here  no  longer  than  to-morrow.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  wait  for  to  stay  or  stop  for  [Archaic] 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tarry  \Tar"ry\,  n. 
  Stay;  stop;  delay.  [Obs.]  --E.  Lodge. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tarry  \Tar"ry\,  a.  [From  {Tar},  n.] 
  Consisting  of  or  covered  with  tar;  like  tar. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tarry  \Tar"ry\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tarried};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tarrying}.]  [OE.  tarien  to  irritate  (see  {Tarre});  but  with 
  a  change  of  sense  probably  due  to  confusion  with  OE  targen 
  to  delay,  OF  targier,  fr  (assumed)  LL  tardicare  fr  L. 
  tardare  to  make  slow,  to  tarry,  fr  tardus  slow.  Cf 
  {Tardy}.] 
  1.  To  stay  or  remain  behind;  to  wait. 
 
  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. 
 
  Syn:  To  abide;  continue;  lodge;  await;  loiter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tarry 
  adj  :  having  the  characteristics  of  pitch  or  tar  [syn:  {pitchy},  {resinous}, 
  {resiny}] 
  v  1:  be  about  "The  high  school  students  like  to  loiter  in  the 
  Central  Square";  "Who  is  this  man  that  is  hanging  around 
  the  department?"  [syn:  {loiter},  {lounge},  {footle},  {lollygag}, 
  {loaf},  {lallygag},  {hang  around},  {mess  about},  {linger}, 
  {lurk},  {mill  about},  {mill  around}] 
  2:  leave  slowly  and  hesitantly  [syn:  {linger},  {dally}] 




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