American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Tarry

TAR’RY, v.i. [L. taurus, a bull.]

1. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge.

Tarry all night and wash your feet. Gen 19.

2. To stay behind. Exo 12.

3. To stay in expectation; to wait.

Tarry ye here for us, till we come again to you. Exo 24.

4. To delay; to put off going or coming; to defer.

Come down to me, tarry not. Gen 45.

5. To remain; to stay.

He that telleth lies, shall not tarry in my sight. Psa 101.

TAR’RY, v.t. To wait for.

I cannot tarry dinner. [Not in use.]

T`ARRY, a. [from tar.] Consisting of tar, or like tar.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Tarry," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LJ386RBJ86PQJ6V.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Tarry." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LJ386RBJ86PQJ6V.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Tarry' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LJ386RBJ86PQJ6V.