Terry

Terry is:

  • A surname from the medieval Norman given name Thierry, cognate of the English Derek
  • A male given name transferred back from the surname, or a diminutive of Terence or of any of its alternative forms
  • A female given name, diminutive of Teresa or any of its alternative forms

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Famous quotes containing the word terry:

    If it is the mark of the artist to love art before everything, to renounce everything for its sake, to think all the sweet human things of life well lost if only he may attain something, do some good, great work—then I was never an artist.
    —Ellen Terry (1847–1928)

    The lunatics have taken charge of the asylum.
    —Richard Rowland. A Million and One Nights, vol. 2, ch. 79, Terry Ramsaye (1926)