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Meaning of terry

ter•ry

Pronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ries,
—n.
  1. the loop formed by the pile of a fabric when left uncut.
  2. Also calleda pile fabric, usually of cotton, with loops on both sides, as in a Turkish towel.
—adj.
  1. made of such a fabric: a terry bathrobe.
  2. having the pile loops uncut: terry velvet.

Ter•ry

Pronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1848?–1928, English actress.
  2. a male given name, form ofor
  3. a female given name, form of
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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