Tarry

Adjective

  • Covered with tar.
  • Resembling tar.

Noun

  • A sojourn.

Verb

  • (intransitive) To linger in expectation of something or until something is done or happens.
  • (transitive) To wait for; to stay or stop for; to allow to linger.
  • (intransitive) To delay; to be late or tardy in beginning or doing anything.

    "It is true that the Messiah will come, though he may tarry. (Hitchens quoting translated Maimonides)"

  • (intransitive) To stay somewhere temporarily; to sojourn.
  • (intransitive) To abide, stay or wait somewhere, especially if longer than planned.

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