She dried the teacup with a worn mildewed hand towel, also embroidered with Lily of the Valley.
Chocolate chips or butterscotch chips, walnuts or pecans, coffee or peanut butter or dried fruit…yes, the list goes on and on.
To simulate late fall instead of high summer, dried leaves were blown around by wind machines.
There are banksia bushes with their sawtooth-edge leaves and dried seed cones like multiple jabbering mouths.
Karzai had always spent freely the money provided by the CIA and other agencies; when it dried up, he quickly ran out.
When this has dried, sand with No. 00 paper, being careful not to "cut through."
The card had been dried there, and the pen, which had been left on the table, was still damp.
They are then removed, pressed or hydro-extracted and dried.
When yet a child I oft have dried my tears when thou hast smil'd.
It had not yet dried after the rain, and their feet therefore left no marks on it.
Old English dryge, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz (cf. Middle Low German dröge, Middle Dutch druge, Dutch droog, Old High German trucchon, German trocken, Old Norse draugr), from PIE *dreug-.
Meaning "barren" is mid-14c. Of humor or jests, early 15c. (implied in dryly); as "uninteresting, tedious" from 1620s. Of places prohibiting alcoholic drink, 1870 (but dry feast, one at which no liquor is served, is from late 15c.; colloquial dry (n.) "prohibitionist" is 1888, American English). Dry goods (1708) were those measured out in dry, not liquid, measure. Dry land (that not under the sea) is from early 13c. Dry run is from 1940s.
Old English drygan, related to dry (adj.). Related: Dried; drying. Of the two agent noun spellings, drier is the older (1520s), while dryer (1874) was first used of machines. Dry out in the drug addiction sense is from 1967. Dry up "stop talking" is 1853.
A person who favors the prohibition of alcoholic drink (1888+)