adry

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Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ dry.

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Adjective[edit]

adry (comparative more adry, superlative most adry)

  1. (archaic) Dry.
  2. (archaic) Thirsty.
    • 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970:
      , I.iii.3:
      counsel can do little good; you may as well bid him that is sick of an ague not to be adry, or him that is wounded not to feel pain.

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