I met many tribes and tarried with them, telling them of God.
Having reached the gate, they tarried there for a few minutes.
He was not wordy, and he tarried but a moment, yet he explained his paralysis.
But Richard was away—he had been absent since yesterday, and none could tell her where he tarried.
For two days I tarried in Paris, settling my little property.
I did but chance to pass and saw them at it, and so tarried a moment to see fair play.
He left his head man, a countryman of his own, in charge of the flocks, and tarried in the mine.
So long as they tarried at the old hotel, it was their private property.
Indeed, but for the discovery he had made, the Shawanoe would have felt that he had tarried too long already.
As Thomas tarried for a last look, the hart and the hind drew near.
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.