tarriance [ tar-ee-uhns ]
WORDS RELATED TO TARRIANCE
stopover, layover, appointment, stop, vacation, stay, call, interview, holiday, talk, residence, rest, visitation, evening, sojourn, weekend
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Origin: late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at tarry, -ance
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR TARRIANCE
Upon this we began to be weary of our abode in the whale, and our tarriance there did much trouble us.
LUCIAN'S TRUE HISTORY|LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
After having finished the service in Yorkshire, I have had a week's tarriance at Harrowgate.
MEMOIR AND DIARY OF JOHN YEARDLEY, MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL|JOHN YEARDLEY
Making these Tents stronger or slighter, according to the time of their tarriance.
AN HISTORICAL RELATION OF THE ISLAND CEYLON IN THE EAST INDIES|ROBERT KNOX
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