Meaning of tarry

tar•ry

Pronunciation: (tar'ē), [key]
— v., n., pl. -ried, -ry•ing, -ries.
—v.i.
  1. to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn: He tarried in Baltimore on his way to Washington.
  2. to delay or be tardy in acting, starting, coming, etc.; linger or loiter.
  3. to wait.
—v.t.
  1. to wait for.
—n.
  1. a stay; sojourn.

tar•ry

Pronunciation: (tär'ē), [key]
— -ri•er, -ri•est.
  1. of or like tar; smeared with tar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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