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ter•ry



Pronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
n., pl. -ries,
adj.


n.
1. the loop formed by the pile of a fabric when left uncut.
2. Also called ter'ry cloth". a pile fabric, usually of cotton, with loops on both sides, as in a Turkish towel.

adj.
1. made of such a fabric: a terry bathrobe.
2. having the pile loops uncut: terry velvet.

Ter•ry



Pronunciation: (ter'ē), [key]
n.
1. Ellen (Alicia or Alice), 1848?–1928, English actress.
2. a male given name, form of Terrence or Theodore.
3. a female given name, form of Theresa.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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