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Definition of Tarriness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarriness
Literary usage of Tarriness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Teachers' Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1877)
"TARriNESS. Q. Would the law sustain a teacher who should make a rule that tardy pupils should not be permitted to enter the school-room until recess? ..."
2. Nelson's American Lancet by James Horace Nelson (1856)
"... the diminished tenacity of the sanguineous fluid, its lividity, at times its "tarriness," its defective coagulability, the proneness to decomposition, ..."