For thirsty residents in dry counties, that means another long drive for a beer.
Compared to the high-order explosives he witnessed in the Army, dry ice bombs are barely a threat.
There are many more moments of dry English humor, including Nigel's visit to the Biltmore Estate.
Most orchards usually have two types: Demi-Sec, or semi-sweet, and Cidre Brut, which is a dry cider.
Ancillary vendors from caterers to dry cleaners have lost revenue that will not be made up.
I have already told you that the dry sand had, as it were, mummified the body.
It must be a long while since there has been rain, or it would not have been dry.
But he has a dry humor which comes out when you know him well, of which I did not suspect him.
"Nothing but a half loaf, and that's dry enough," muttered the stranger.
Nor did he move when Nest brought the armful of dry clothes.
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+)