I met many tribes and tarried with them, telling them of God.
They encamped at the same point where Father Hennepin had tarried.
He was not wordy, and he tarried but a moment, yet he explained his paralysis.
Said the man: “I have tarried a day, or some part of a day.”
For two days I tarried in Paris, settling my little property.
Having reached the gate, they tarried there for a few minutes.
He left his head man, a countryman of his own, in charge of the flocks, and tarried in the mine.
But Richard was away—he had been absent since yesterday, and none could tell her where he tarried.
Indeed, but for the discovery he had made, the Shawanoe would have felt that he had tarried too long already.
I did but chance to pass and saw them at it, and so tarried a moment to see fair play.
early 14c., "to delay, retard," of uncertain origin. Some suggest a connection to Latin tardare "to delay," or Old English tergan "to vex, irritate." Intransitive meaning "to linger" is attested from late 14c.