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Definitions of dried

  1. preserved by removing natural moisture; " dried beef"; " dried fruit"; " dehydrated eggs"; " shredded and desiccated coconut meat"
  2. not still wet; " the ink has dried"; " a face marked with dried tears"
  3. Imp. & pp. of DRY, v.
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Usage examples for dried

  1. She struck herself upon her dried- up bosom. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  2. She sat reading it over and over again, while the tears ran down her cheeks, and the sunshine in her eyes dried them again. – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  3. This will, so to speak, " suit my book," as to- morrow, with a name and everything cut and dried, I can write particulars to Popgood and Groolly. – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  4. The clothes have dried, and if you could see them as they hang up on the bushes, you would understand why that man can never get into them again. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  5. " And your clothes are dried and in your room," added his wife. – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  6. Weeping, she read them, but they brought comfort to her heart; she dried her eyes and doubted not. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
  7. The Astons, probably quite unconsciously, pursued their usual course of leaving Christopher to drift into the stream of their existence without any explanation or attempt to make that existence a clear cut and dried affair to him. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  8. Now we are waiting till the rest of our things are dried to start on our last day of travel by water. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  9. Chew- chew had never dried meat, nor had any of the women. – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  10. Finally she dried her eyes, opened her purse, and counted her money. – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  11. These will have to do until we can get the others dried in the engine- room. – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  12. Her eyes dried as she looked at him. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. Two tears rose to her eyes, and at once dried away. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  14. Then they were dried and put back again in the temple. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  15. Do have 'em down and dried for us by the morning." – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  16. He had nothing to eat but dried meat, and but little of that. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  17. Madame Meynell dried her eyes, and rose to leave the room. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  18. During their absence, the girl came to Timokles, bringing him water and dried dates. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  19. Admiration dried the tears that sprang to my eyes. – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
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