Out back my aunt pinned up the wet clothes while we hid in the sheets.
Poor weather during flowering when it was cold and wet meant that took place over four weeks instead of just a few days.
While the companies have claimed that a wet and cold spring caused the dip, it has been a years-long trend.
Using the legislation as a catalyst, Bethel residents voted to become “wet” for the first time in 32 years.
The night Fox first forces Spinelli to give him oral sex is the night Spinelli begins to wet his own bed.
We heard "The Potter thumping his wet clay" and stopped and watched.
While beer brings gladness, don't forget That water only makes you wet!
It is a rainy day, and I got wet to the skin and thoroughly chilled.
Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two, just to wet my whistle.
As soon as the frost is out of the ground, these should be planted if the soil is not too wet.
Old English wæt "moist, liquid," from Proto-Germanic *wætaz (cf. Old Frisian wet ). Also from the Old Norse form, vatr. All related to water (n.1).
Wet blanket "person who has a dispiriting effect" is recorded from 1879, from use of blankets drenched in water to smother fires (the phrase is attested in this literal sense from 1660s). All wet "in the wrong" is recorded from 1923, American English; earlier simply wet "ineffectual," and perhaps ultimately from slang meaning "drunken" (c.1700). Wet-nurse is from 1610s. Wet dream is from 1851; in the same sense Middle English had ludificacioun "an erotic dream."
He knew som tyme a man of religion, þat gaff hym gretelie vnto chastitie bothe of his harte & of his body noghtwithstondyng he was tempid with grete ludificacions on þe nyght. ["Alphabet of Tales," c.1450]
Old English wætan "to be wet;" see wet (adj.). Related: Wetted; wetting.