unwet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ wet

Adjective[edit]

unwet (not comparable)

  1. Not wet.
    • 1899, George Edward Woodberry, Heart of Man[1]:
      Such episodes belonged to the times; and, after all, by making a circuit of six miles he found the Psalter miraculously unwet, and only his worldly pride remained at the lake's bottom.
    • 1914, John Addington Symonds, Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series[2]:
      [] Dante, looking out with fear upon the foam and spray and vapour of the flood, saw thousands of the damned flying before the face of one who forded Styx with feet unwet.