tarriance
noun Date: 15th century the act or an instance of tarrying

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tarriance — Tar ri*ance, n. The act or time of tarrying; delay; lateness. [Archaic] Shak. [1913 Webster] And after two days tarriance there, returned. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarriance — index delay Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tarriance — [tar′ē əns] n. Archaic 1. the act of tarrying; delay 2. a sojourn; stay …   English World dictionary

  • tarriance — /tar ee euhns/, n. Archaic. 1. delay. 2. sojourn. [1425 75; late ME; see TARRY1, ANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tarriance — n. sojourn, temporary stay; act of staying temporarily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tarriance — n. Stay, delay, tarrying, lateness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tarriance — tar·ri·ance …   English syllables

  • tarriance — /ˈtæriəns/ (say tareeuhns) noun Obsolete 1. delay; tarrying; waiting. 2. → sojourn (def. 2). {tarr(y)1 + i 2 + ance} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tarriance — noun the act of tarrying • Syn: ↑lingering • Derivationally related forms: ↑tarry • Hypernyms: ↑delay, ↑holdup …   Useful english dictionary

  • lingering — noun the act of tarrying • Syn: ↑tarriance • Derivationally related forms: ↑tarry (for: ↑tarriance) • Hypernyms: ↑delay, ↑holdup …   Useful english dictionary

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