tar•ryPronunciation: (tar'ē), [key]
—v., -ried, -ry•ing,
—n., pl. -ries.
to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn: He tarried in Baltimore on his way to Washington.
to delay or be tardy in acting, starting, coming, etc.; linger or loiter.
to wait for.
a stay; sojourn.
tar•ryPronunciation: (tär'ē), [key]
—adj., -ri•er, -ri•est.
of or like tar; smeared with tar.
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