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Origin of derelict
OTHER WORDS FROM derelictder·e·lict·ly, adverbder·e·lict·ness, nounnon·der·e·lict, adjective, noun
Words nearby derelict
Example sentences from the Web for derelict
We stood on the rooftop of a derelict farmhouse meters away from a Turkish tank and a razor wire fence marking the end of Turkey.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph|Jamie Dettmer|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, all that remains of these Jewish holiday centers is a constellation of derelict buildings.The Best of the Beast, Aug 25-31: High Schools, Houdini and Hip-Hop Jihadists|The Daily Beast|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He remembers, for example, living in Brooklyn Heights and trying to get booze from the “derelict liquor story nearby.”Andrew Rannells Is Back On ‘Girls.’ You’ll Want to Give Him a Hug.|Kevin Fallon|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: In 1904 in Manhattan, the great Guastavino Co. gave palatial roofing to a subway station that's now derelict.
The barrier of stigma wedged between a person and others they deem “dirty” or “derelict” will not keep AIDS at bay.
It was entirely wrecked on these islands, but fortunately the crew sighted the derelict.Yule Logs|Various
A Youths story of the deep blue seaof the search for a derelict carrying a fortune.The Outdoor Chums on the Lake|Quincy Allen
Kitchell was wrong; she was no derelict; not one penny could they gain by her salvage.Moran of the Lady Letty|Frank Norris
"I am just a derelict," Lessingham explained, with a faint smile.The Zeppelin's Passenger|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Their engine therefore deserted them and hauled the derelict train into Port Said where the drinks are.