Definition of Tarrowing

1. tarrow [v] - See also: tarrow



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarrowing

tarriance
tarriances
tarried
tarrier
tarriers
tarries
tarriest
tarriness
tarrinesses
tarring
tarrings
tarrock
tarrocks
tarrow
tarrowed
tarrowing (current term)
tarrows
tarry
tarry cyst
tarrying
tars
tarsadenitis
tarsal
tarsal arch
tarsal bone
tarsal bones
tarsal canal
tarsal cartilage
tarsal cyst

Literary usage of Tarrowing

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1. A Hand-book of Proverbs: Comprising an Entire Republication of Ray's by Henry George Bohn, John Ray (1888)
"Luve your freend, an' look to yoursel. Lang tarrowing taks a' the thanks awa'. Little intermitting maks gude ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"A spur in the head is worth twa on the heel. At open doors dogs gae ben. A tale-teller is waur than a thief. A tarrowing bairn was never fat. ..."

3. Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland by Andrew Cheviot (1896)
"39, and note H. VA tarrowing bairn was never fat. ie, a child that does not take its food well; so, those who neglect their opportunities must not expect to ..."

4. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"A tarrowing* bairn was never fat.—Ferg. * Complaining. A thing were as well never to be begun as never ended.—E. Hall, Chron., 1543, p. 124, rep. ..."

5. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1904)
"Long tarrowing takes all the thank away.— Ferg. Cf. A gift long waited for. Long-tongued wives go long with bairn. — R., 167o. ..."

6. A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs: Also the Most Celebrated Proverbs (1817)
"There are many fair words in the marriage making, but few iu The higher up, the greater fall. The mother of mischief is na mair nor a gnat wing. tarrowing ..."

7. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch by Charles Mackay (1888)
"A spur in the head is worth twa on the heel. At open doors dogs gae ben. A tale-teller is waur than a thief. A tarrowing bairn was never fat. ..."

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