from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To dry up; become dry.
- v. To dry up; make dry.
- adj. Very dry; withered.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Entirely dry; withered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Very dry; withered.
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)