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Rfv-sense: "To forget the words, to lose your way in a speech."—msh210℠ 19:39, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
- Shouldn't this sense be at dry up,
where it's missing?--Duncan 21:12, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
Missing sense? "good dry blows" in a fight
1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, London: A[ndrew] Millar, OCLC 928184292:
- This gentleman then being well tired with his long journey from Chester in one day, with which, and some good dry blows he had received in the scuffle, his bones were so sore, that, added to the soreness of his mind, it had quite deprived him of any appetite for eating.