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.
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- 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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BOBBY SCHINDLER, TERRY SCHIAVO'S BROTHER: Under no circumstances would Terry ever would have wanted to die in such a horrible way.
I love old-school traditional comics - TERRY AND THE PIRATES kicked ass - but why couldn't that Terry come up against blood-drinking Satanists?
MICHELLE MOUSER, NIECE OF MINER TERRY HELMS: If I know Terry, he is OK and helping everybody else get through it.
LANA PADILLA, FORMER WIFE OF OKLAHOMA CITY BOMB CONSPIRATOR TERRY NICHOLS: I truly believe that McVeigh had threatened Terry and his family, and was capable of hurting them.
He recorded some songs early in his career under the name Terry Preston, and in some early records he spelled his last name Huskey.
That, and her Terry is a source of never ending joy.
Inside the flyleaf was a white envelope with the name Terry written on it, in Ernie’s appalling script.
Along with the films that bookend it in Terry Gilliam's CV – Time Bandits and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen – Brazil forms a loose trilogy concerned with dreamers.
And, sadly, Randall Terry is not helping matters at all.
Randall Terry is soulless and hungry for hot wings.