Definitions

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  • adj. Very dry; withered.
  • v. To dry up; become dry.
  • v. To dry up; make dry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Entirely dry; withered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very dry; withered.

Etymologies

From Middle English fordrien, fordruien, fordruȝen, from Old English fordrūgian ("to become dry, wither"), equivalent to for- +‎ dry. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English fordruye, equivalent to for- (“very, excessively”) +‎ dry. (Wiktionary)

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