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tar·ry 1

v. tar·ried, tar·ry·ing, tar·ries
1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something: "O let us be married! Too long we have tarried!" (Edward Lear).
2. To wait or stay temporarily: tarried after the show to chat with friends. See Synonyms at stay1.
v.tr. Archaic
To wait for; await.
n. Archaic
A temporary stay; a sojourn.

[Middle English tarien.]

tar′ri·er n.

tar·ry 2

adj. tar·ri·er, tar·ri·est
Of, resembling, or covered with tar.
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The northern access to the lists terminated in a similar entrance of thirty feet in breadth, at the extremity of which was a large enclosed space for such knights as might be disposed to enter the lists with the challengers, behind which were placed tents containing refreshments of every kind for their accommodation, with armourers, tarriers, and other attendants, in readiness to give their services wherever they might be necessary.
Although a number of interpersonal factors have been identified as significant predictors of disease management, expressed emotion (EE) has gained continued attention for its influence on health outcomes (Wearden, Tarrier, Barrowclough, Zastowny, & Rahill, 2000).
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Entrapment was originally developed within the context of social rank theory (Gilbert & Allan, 1998; Gilbert, Allan, Brough, Melley, & Miles, 2002; Taylor, Wood, Gooding, & Tarrier, 2010) and defined as a desire to escape from the present situation, tied with the belief that all escape routes are blocked (Gilbert & Allan, 1998; Taylor, Wood, Gooding, Johnson, & Tarrier, 2009).
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The Psychotic Symptoms Rating Scales (PSYRATS; Haddock, McCarron, Tarrier, & Faragher, 1999).