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TAR'RY, L. taurus, a bull.

1. To stay to abide to continue to lodge.

Tarry all night and wash your feet. Genesis 19

2. To stay behind. Exodus 12
3. To stay in expectation to wait.

Tarry ye here for us, till we come again to you. Exodus 24

4. To delay to put off going or coming to defer.

Come down to me, tarry not. Genesis 45

5. To remain to stay.

He that telleth lies, shall not tarry in my sight. Psalms 101

TAR'RY, To wait for.

I cannot tarry dinner. Not in use.

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Entry for 'Tarry'. King James Dictionary.

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