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  • 81 Dry up! — exclam. Shut up!; Go away and don’t bother me! □ Aw, dry up! I’ve heard enough. □ Dry up and beat it! …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 82 dry — See: CUT AND DRIED, HIGH AND DRY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 83 dry — See: CUT AND DRIED, HIGH AND DRY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 84 dry — Wine Wine, n. [OE. win, AS. win, fr. L. vinum (cf. Icel. v[=i]n; all from the Latin); akin to Gr. o i^nos, ?, and E. withy. Cf. {Vine}, {Vineyard}, {Vinous}, {Withy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 85 dry pt — pint (550.6 cm3, U.S. dry) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 86 dry up — phr verb Dry up is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑conversation, ↑funding, ↑river, ↑tear …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 87 dry ~ — make a dry (esp. AE) to do …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 88 dry — [OE] Dry comes ultimately from prehistoric Germanic *draugiz, a derivative of the base *draug , *drūg , which also produced English drought and drain. Its other Germanic relatives are Dutch droog and German trocken, and some have connected it… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 89 dry up — v To stop talking. Why don t you dry up? Nobody cares what you think. 1850s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 90 dry — See: cut and dried, high and dry …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 91 dry — adj. RG. 531 v. a. part. ‘idriid.’ Rel. Ant. ii. p. 193 v. n. == become dry. Ps. xxxvi. 2; 3 s. pres. ‘druith.’ Rel. Ant. ii. p. 210 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 92 dry up — completely dry; dried out …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 93 dry — • dull, boring, unfunny. A bad joke might be described as “dry” …

    Londonisms dictionary

  • 94 dry — i. When referring to aircraft hire charges, it means “without fuel,” as opposed to wet, with fuel. ii. When referring to a power setting or output, it means without the use of an afterburner or water injection. iii. In relation to a runway, it… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 95 dry up — stop talking, be quiet    I wish he d dry up. He talks too much …

    English idioms

  • 96 dry up — foreign investment may dry up Syn: dwindle, subside, peter out, wane, taper off, ebb, come to a halt/end, run out, give out, disappear, vanish …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 97 dry's — lan·dry s; …

    English syllables

  • 98 dry up —  1. Forget one s lines while acting a part on the stage. (Usu. dry.)  2. Become silent …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 99 dry — adj. In the vernacular, this term means desiccated or free from moisture; but, in legal use, it signifies formal or nominal, without imposing any duty or responsibility, or unfruitful, without bringing any profit or advantage; e.g. dry trust n.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 100 dry — adj. In the vernacular, this term means desiccated or free from moisture; but, in legal use, it signifies formal or nominal, without imposing any duty or responsibility, or unfruitful, without bringing any profit or advantage; e.g. dry trust n.… …

    Black's law dictionary