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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tar·ry /ˈtæri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tar·ry a.  Consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tar·ry v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tarried p. pr. & vb. n. Tarrying.]
 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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)

 Tar·ry, n. Stay; stop; delay. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having the characteristics of pitch or tar [syn: pitchy, resinous,
      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]
      [also: tarried]