To Tárry. v.n. [targir, French.]
- To stay; to continue in a place.
Tarry I here, I but attend on death;
But fly I hence, I fly away from life. Shakespeare.
- To delay; to be long in coming.
Thou art my deliverer, make no tarrying, O God. Psal.
Who hath woe and redness of eyes? they that tarry long at the wine. Prov. xxiii. 30.
Tarry ye here for us until we come again. Exod. xxiv. 14.
I yet am tender, young, and full of fear,
And dare not die, but fain would tarry here. Dryden.