Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dried by the heat of the summer.

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Examples

  • They ate in silence as the river rushed by on the right and the summer-dried hills flashed by on the left.

    Crimson Wind

  • Early in the new year the roads were good, and Isak started carting down his loads of wood to the village; he had his regular customers now, and the summer-dried wood fetched a good price.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • There was no one, of course, nothing but miles of summer-dried grass, miles of leaden sky, miles of emptiness and the miniature forms of the distant sheep.

    Wyoming Territory

  • It came to him in fragments of strings and errant horn sequences, echoing off the brown summer-dried hills and blurred by the white noise of traffic carrying up from the Hollywood Freeway.

    Trunk Music

  • Like a summer-dried fountain When our need was the sorest.

    The Legacy of Heorot

  • From a corner behind some fishing-rods she salvaged a pair of summer-dried snowshoes; they had facilitated many

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • You have to seize your time some day just now, while the low ground 's summer-dried as it is to-day, and before the fall rains set in.

    The Queen's Twin

  • You have to seize your time some day just now, while the low ground's summer-dried as it is to-day, and before the fall rains set in.

    The Queen's Twin

  • It was a gravelly spot where he had fallen, and he saw in a moment that it was the summer-dried channel of a mountain rill.

    Down the Ravine

  • These were the birds we sought after in winter; but we could shoot for the table all the year round, for no sooner was it the duck's pairing and breeding season than another bird-population from their breeding - grounds in the arctic and sub-arctic regions came on the scene -- plover, sandpiper, godwit, curlew, whimbrel, -- a host of northern species that made the summer-dried pampas their winter abode.

    Far Away and Long Ago

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