from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English spelling of teary.


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  • We fol - lowed the courfe of a little river above Mon - tery, which is extremely fait, as indeed is all the water we had hitherto met with from Rio Salado, or Sabinas; its borders, how - ever, are cultivated, and peopled with Indians.

    Travels round the world, in the years 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 1791

  • If lies are going to be told to tery to make me sound even worse, then I should have the right to answer with the truth.

    Heroes or Villains? 2010

  • At the North American International Auto Show here Monday, Ford is unveiling its new C-Max minivan in three versions: a gas-powered engine model already on sale in Europe, a gas-electric hybrid version of the five-passenger van using a lighter, smaller lithium-ion rechargeable bat tery and the company's first plug-in hybrid called the Energi.

    Ford to Step Up Hiring Matthew Dolan 2011

  • His \expndtw-1 face was seamed and wrinkled and his eyes small and wa\expndtw1 tery.

    Poem About Never Growing Up Ryan McDermott 2010

  • One has to imagine, however, that such forget-tery only enhances someone's reputation in Mr. Shvo's field.

    McCain Couldn't Recall How Many Homes He Has; Nor Could Shvo 2008

  • Some of the most intelligent people today will tery there best to bring about Jihad and kill you.

    Bill Maher's Religulous Documentary is Evidently 'Brilliant' « 2008

  • Sweet Myth-tery of Life -- where the wheels fell off

    Reviews of fantasy and science fiction books John 2008

  • Does he not as boldly as constantly, insinuate, that flat-tery is dearer to a woman than her food?

    Sir Charles Grandison 2006

  • The Book Babes in the The Book Standard are usually worth reading, and this week they have a piece about the writer's lot-tery.

    The writer's lot-tery Michael Allen 2005

  • I had always believed he was a fundamentally decent person, but in accusing me of adul tery and threatening to take Julian from me he had put aside every ounce of decency.

    John Lennon, Cynthia 2005


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