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sun-dried

[suhn-drahyd] /ˈsʌnˌdraɪd/
adjective
1.
dried in the sun, as bricks or raisins.
2.
dried up or withered by the sun.
Origin of sun-dried
1590-1600
1590-1600
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  • These were dull brown, with a forbidding look, like sun-dried skulls baring teeth in warning against all comers.

    The Defiant Agents Andre Alice Norton
  • In the case of Khorsabad the terrace was made of sun-dried bricks, about 15·7 in.

    Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
  • The tunnels and cuttings in other parts of the mound only exposed a compact and solid mass of sun-dried brick masonry.

  • It has simply to be cut and sun-dried and is ready for roof thatching.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • Some were built of stone, but many were built of a sun-dried brick.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • One day everything is a sun-dried brown, as far as the eye can see.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • The extensive use of sun-dried bricks of adobe has grown up within quite recent times.

    A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola Victor Mindeleff and Cosmos Mindeleff
  • Most of the inhabited pueblos are built of adobe—that is, sun-dried bricks.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • I never realized before how different the newcomer was to the sun-dried, war-stained, weather-beaten Anzac.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
British Dictionary definitions for sun-dried

sun-dried

adjective
1.
dried or preserved by exposure to the sun
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