biographical name (Alice) Ellen 1847-1928 English actress

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  • Terry — is a name that means ruler of the people in Germanic, or uncertain, maybe soft, tender in Latin; it could also be a pet form of Thierry or Terence in English [cite web| title =The Name Origin and the Name Meaning of Terry| url… …   Wikipedia

  • Terry — steht für: Terry (Familienname)– dort zu Namensträgern Terry (Vorname) – dort auch zu Namensträgern Terry ist der Name folgender Orte: Terry (Indiana), Vereinigten Staaten Terry (Louisiana), Vereinigten Staaten Terry (Mississippi), Vereinigten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Terry — Terry, MT U.S. town in Montana Population (2000): 611 Housing Units (2000): 387 Land area (2000): 0.705361 sq. miles (1.826877 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.705361 sq. miles (1.826877 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Terry —   [ terɪ],    1) Dame (seit 1925) Alice Ellen, englische Schauspielerin, * Coventry 27. 2. 1847, ✝ Small Hythe (County Kent) 21. 7. 1928, Mutter von E. G. Craig; bedeutende Shakespeare Interpretin; 1878 1902 Zusammenarbeit mit H. Irving. G. B.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Terry — Ter ry, n. A kind of heavy colored fabric, either all silk, or silk and worsted, or silk and cotton, often called terry velvet, used for upholstery and trimmings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Terry — m English: in the Middle Ages this was a Germanic name (composed of elements meaning ‘tribe’ and ‘power’ see DIETRICH (SEE Dietrich)) introduced to England by the Normans in the form T(h)ierri. (A fuller form is represented by the name of the… …   First names dictionary

  • Terry — Le nom est surtout porté dans l Isère. C est en principe l équivalent de Thierry (même chose pour les nombreux Terry anglais) …   Noms de famille

  • terry — [ter′ē] n. pl. terries [prob. < Fr tiré, pp. of tirer, to draw < VL * tirare] 1. uncut loops forming the pile of some fabrics 2. cloth having a pile of such loops; esp., cotton cloth used for toweling: also terry cloth …   English World dictionary

  • Terry — Terry, Miß Ellen Alice, engl. Schauspielerin, geb. 27. Febr. 1848 in Coventry, trat zuerst (1856) in Kinderrollen am Londoner Prinzeßtheater auf, dem sie mehrere Jahre angehörte, und spielte dann nacheinander am Royalty , Haymarket und Queens… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • terry — loop raised in pile weaving, left uncut, 1784, possibly an alteration of Fr. tiré drawn, from pp. of tirer draw out (Cf. cognate Ger. gezogener Sammet drawn velvet ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • terry — ► NOUN (pl. terries) ▪ fabric with raised uncut loops of thread on both sides, used especially for towels. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

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