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tarry

/tar·ry/ (tahr´e)
1. filled with or covered by tar.
2. thick, dark; resembling tar.

tarry

said of feces that are black and glutinous. See also melena.
References in classic literature ?
Well, let us suppose that he tarries one day, or even two; but it is impossible.
He was past the prime of life, but Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour.
The autumn graces her presence with a cool soft air Looks back to the summer, with a smile Dressed in all her glory, with flowers in her hair She ponders, and teases, and tarries, just a while.