Definition of Tarriness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being tarry. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tarriness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarriness

tarragons
tarras
tarrases
tarre
tarred
tarred-and-feathered(a)
tarred with the same brush
tarres
tarriance
tarriances
tarried
tarrier
tarriers
tarries
tarriest
tarriness
tarrinesses
tarring
tarrings
tarrock
tarrocks
tarrow
tarrowed
tarrowing
tarrows
tarry
tarry cyst
tarrying
tars
tarsadenitis

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, ..."

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