terry

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ter·ry

noun \ˈter-ē, ˈte-rē\
plural terries

Definition of TERRY

1
:  the loop forming the pile in uncut pile fabrics
2
:  an absorbent fabric with such loops —called also terry cloth

Origin of TERRY

perhaps modification of French tiré, past participle of tirer to draw
First Known Use: 1784

Ter·ry

biographical name \ˈter-ē\

Definition of TERRY

(Alice) Ellen 1847–1928 Eng. actress

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