[ US /ˈtɛɹi/ ]
  1. leave slowly and hesitantly
  2. be about
    The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  1. having the characteristics of pitch or tar
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How To Use tarry In A Sentence

  • I filled him up with tarry spunyarn, nailed sheet copper round him, bent some parts in the fire; and we are paying-in without more trouble now. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin
  • I was generally a starry-eyed romantic teen rather than a lusty one.
  • I bought some starry lights for the cherry tree.
  • Quiet folks ... the woman who should have been the 44th President of the United States is handling our starry-eyed mainstream media with the ease that comes with being a part of the most successful Democratic presidential legacy since FDR (see Bill Clinton). Clinton: 'I broke my elbow, not my larynx'
  • Allium aflatunense (native to Iran) has dense spherical umbels of starry lilac-purple flowers (the puffball effect) on stems two to three feet tall.
  • That is a shame, because the cold snap brought a magical winter scene of frosty nights under starry skies. Times, Sunday Times
  • What it was now was the starry 1939-45 War again, and it was a very blobby and liny and crackly film you could viddy had been made by the Germans. Where's the show?
  • Caithe and Zojja were not starry-eyed about the prospects, either. GuildWars Edge of Destiny
  • A rocky hillside rises from behind the pool, making for a spectacular setting on a starry night. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was made in a naturalistic set with a starry cast, authentic props and costumes. Times, Sunday Times
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