Terry meaning

tĕrē
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One of the uncut loops that form the pile of a fabric.
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A pile fabric, usually woven of cotton, with uncut loops on one or both sides, used for bath towels and robes.
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Uncut loops forming the pile of some fabrics.
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Cloth having a pile of such loops; esp., cotton cloth used for toweling.
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A masculine name.
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A feminine name: var. Terri.
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1848-1928; Eng. actress.
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A type of coarse cotton fabric covered in many small raised loops that is used to make towels, bathrobes and some types of nappy/diaper.
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A patronymic surname from the medieval Norman given name Thierry, cognate of the English Derek.
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A male given name transferred back from the surname, or a diminutive of Terence or of any of its alternative forms.
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A female given name, diminutive of Teresa or any of its alternative forms.
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Origin of terry

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition