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- n. a drawn-out period where the weather has been dry, for an abnormally long time- shorter and not as severe as a drought
- n. a period or time where there is little activity, productivity, low income etc.
- n. a period of time of sexual abstinence, excluding masturbation, and usually not willful but due to lack of a sex partner
Originated around 1885-1890. (Wiktionary)