from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Terry, Clark Known as "Mumbles.” Born 1920. American jazz trumpeter and vocalist who was noted for his muted trumpet style and his mumbled scat singing.
- Terry, Dame Ellen Alice or Alicia 1847-1928. British actress. The preeminent English-speaking actress of her day, she was known for her Shakespearean roles and her correspondence with George Bernard Shaw.
- Terry, Megan Originally Marguerite Duffy. Born 1932. American playwright and feminist. A leader in American experimental theater, she is best known for her anti-war musical Viet Rock (1966).
- Terry, William Known as "Bill.” 1898-1989. American baseball player. During his career with the New York Giants (1924-1941), he batted .310 or better in 11 seasons, batting .401 in 1930.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A patronymic surname from the medieval Norman given name Thierry, cognate of the English Derek.
- proper n. A male given name transferred back from the surname, or a diminutive of Terence or of any of its alternative forms.
- proper n. A female given name, diminutive of Teresa or any of its alternative forms.
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