ter•ryPronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
—n., pl. -ries,
the loop formed by the pile of a fabric when left uncut.
Also called ter'ry cloth".
a pile fabric, usually of cotton, with loops on both sides, as in a Turkish towel.
made of such a fabric: a terry bathrobe.
having the pile loops uncut: terry velvet.
Ter•ryPronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
1. Ellen (Alicia or Alice),
1848?–1928, English actress.
a male given name, form of Terrence
a female given name, form of Theresa.
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