Definition of Tarriance

1. Noun. The act of tarrying.

Exact synonyms: Lingering
Generic synonyms: Delay, Holdup
Derivative terms: Tarry



Definition of Tarriance

1. n. The act or time of tarrying; delay; lateness.

Definition of Tarriance

1. Noun. (obsolete rare) The act of tarrying; dalliance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tarriance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarriance

tarpums
tarrace
tarraces
tarradiddle
tarradiddles
tarragon
tarragon oil
tarragons
tarras
tarrases
tarre
tarred
tarred-and-feathered(a)
tarred with the same brush
tarres
tarriance (current term)
tarriances
tarried
tarrier
tarriers
tarries
tarriest
tarriness
tarrinesses
tarring
tarrings
tarrock
tarrocks
tarrow
tarrowed

Literary usage of Tarriance

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1. Familiar Letters of Ann Willson by Ann Willson (1850)
"... fragrance than I recollect hitherto ;) these, plucked and presented by the hand of affection, might be a partial recompense for tarriance in the tent. ..."

2. The Annual Monitor for ... , Or, Obituary of the Members of the Society of by Joseph Joshua Green (1878)
"The nightfall near at hand 1 I wait on Time•s bleak strand, Facing Eternity•s unfathomed sea; While twilight warns of tarriance brief for me, ..."

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