from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, stripped of its leaves; without leaves or blossoms: noting a branch of a tree used as a bearing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Approaching starvation, emaciated and malnourished.
  • adjective colloquial Extremely hungry.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of starve.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective suffering from lack of food
  • adjective extremely hungry


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