Definition of Tarrows
1. tarrow [v] - See also: tarrow
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarrows
Literary usage of Tarrows
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bell's British Theatre,: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays by John Bell, William Shirley, Edward Young, David Mallet (1777)
"... bairn thus takes the pet, Nor eats, tho' hunger crave, Whimpers and tarrows at its meat, And's laugh'd at by the ..."
2. Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland by Andrew Cheviot (1896)
"HE tarrows early that tarrows on his kail. ie, before he sees what his dinner is to be.—Kelly. "To tarrow," to complain. HE that ance gets his fingers i' ..."
3. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"He sits full still that has a riven breik.—Ferg. He tarrows early that tarrows on his kail.—K. ie complains at the first dish, cries out before he's hurt. ..."
4. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1875)
"... that tarrows at its meat. That for some feckless whim will orp anf greet: The lave laugh at it, till the dinner's past; An' syne the fool thing is ..."
5. The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and by Joseph William Jenks (1856)
"Whimpers and tarrows at its meat, And 's laught at by the lave. They jest it till the dinner 's past, ..."