They were drying rabbit ears, brains, kidneys, and tongues for one of the courses.
And now hundreds of dragonflies were dancing about, drying their wings.
While the beans are cooling and drying, melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat.
Chili peppers were everywhere, drying on mats, on roofs, and in fields.
Liam describes his life “drying up and hardening, like one of those mouse carcasses you find beneath a radiator.”
While the bird is drying, take it out and replace it in its position once every day.
"I know you are everything that is good and true," said Sylvia, drying her eyes.
Before dried foods are cooked, as much as possible of the water evaporated in drying should be restored.
"N-o-o," said Sylvia, drying her eyes on Paul's handkerchief, which he produced.
The roads are drying up, the work in the fields is over for a time, awaiting the ripening of the grain.
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+)