terry

noun ter·ry \ ˈter-ē , ˈte-rē \

Definition of terry

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

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Origin and Etymology of terry

perhaps modification of French tiré, past participle of tirer to draw


Terry

biographical name Ter·ry \ ˈter-ē \

Definition of Terry

(Alice) Ellen 1847–1928 English actress



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