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Definitions of dry
superl. - Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid; not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said especially: (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist. 2
superl. - Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay. 2
superl. - Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry. 2
superl. - Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink. 2
superl. - Of the eyes: Not shedding tears. 2
superl. - Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh. 2
superl. - Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain. 2
superl. - Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone or manner; dry wit. 2
superl. - Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring. 2
a. - To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay. 2
v. i. - To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly. 2
v. i. - To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture, or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up. 2
v. i. - To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality. 2

The word "dry" uses 3 letters: D R Y.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after dry (in bold), or to dry in any order:
a -   dray   yard   e -   dyer   i -   yird   n -   rynd   o -   dory   s -   drys  

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