Never a hint of red warms this oak of the swamps, even when planted as a street or park tree in well-drained ground.
That field is not well-drained; the corn is too light-colored.
It is herbaceous and perennial, and proves hardy in this climate if planted on a well-drained soil of a vegetable character.
Apparently the dogs keep on the higher and the well-drained land.
It thrives best and yields most bountifully on well-drained sandy loams.
The tree does not demand rich land, but must have well-drained soil.
One dozen maraschino cherries, well-drained and chopped fine.
A well-drained soil is thus warmer than a poorly-drained one.
In August or September place five bulbs in a well-drained 5-in.
It is worthy of careful trial on all well-drained Florida soils.
Old English dreahnian "to drain, strain out," from Proto-Germanic *dreug-, source of drought, dry, giving the English word originally a sense of "make dry." Figurative meaning of "exhaust" is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in surviving texts between late Old English and the 1500s. Related: Drained; draining.
1550s, from drain (v.).
A device, such as a tube, inserted into the opening of a wound or into a body or dental cavity to facilitate discharge of fluid or purulent material. v. drained, drain·ing, drains
To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.