I have already told you that the dry sand had, as it were, mummified the body.
I took off my wet clothes, put on a dry shirt, and got into bed.
But he has a dry humor which comes out when you know him well, of which I did not suspect him.
It was but a short distance, and the party were soon on the dry land.
Nor did he move when Nest brought the armful of dry clothes.
Maud, with white lips and cheeks, but with dry eyes, followed.
But there is a good wholesome smell of dry leaves and fresh earth.
Get bathed and put on your dry clothes and be ready for the feed.
He had not known before how hot and dry his throat had become.
Those who step into the brook must run home to put on dry stockings.
dry O.E. dryge (adj.), drygan (v.), from P.Gmc. *draugiz. Of humor, 1540s; of places prohibiting alcoholic drink, 1870 (but dry feast, one at which no liquor is served, is from late 15c.). Related: Dried; drily. Of the two noun spellings, drier is the older (1520s), while dryer (1874) was first used of machines. Dry goods (1708) were those measured out in dry, not liquid, measure. Dry land (that not under the sea) is from early 13c. Dry out in the drug addiction sense is from 1967. Dry up "stop talking" is 1853.