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- Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water.
1914, Louis Joseph Vance, chapter 1, Nobody:
- Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with […] on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks thrust themselves up like withered elfin limbs.
- simple past tense and past participle of