dry (adj.) Old form(s): drie
barren, arid, yielding no result
LLL V.ii.373[Berowne to Rosaline] This jest is dry to me
TC I.iii.329[Nestor to Ulysses, of Achilles] were his brain as barren / As banks of Libya - though, Apollo knows, / 'Tis dry enough
TN I.v.36[Olivia to Feste] y'are a dry fool
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