arefy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin arere (to be dry) + -fy or from ārefaciō.

Verb[edit]

arefy (third-person singular simple present arefies, present participle arefying, simple past and past participle arefied)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To dry, or make dry; wither.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Further reading[edit]

  • arefy in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • arefy at OneLook Dictionary Search

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