As a proper noun terry
is from the medieval norman given name thierry'', a cognate of the english ''derek
As a verb tervy is
) to struggle; kick or tumble about, as to get free.
A type of coarse cotton fabric covered in many small raised loops that is used to make towels, bathrobes and some types of nappy/diaper.
* terry cloth
(label) To struggle; kick or tumble about, as to get free.