Part of speech: verb

To put off going or coming; linger; abide; stay.

Part of speech: adjective

Covered with tar; like tar.

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Usage examples "tarry":

  1. When her father showed no inclination to tarry, Barbara spoke with more impatience than she had ever used toward him. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
  2. I must not tarry. - "In the Day of Adversity", John Bloundelle-Burton.
  3. Now I tarry no more; now no more will I be amused and deceived. - "Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.