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- adj. Obsolete form of watery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The pied wagtail; -- so called because it frequents ponds.
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I would really like a good partridge stew but not a waterie one. need a thick well bodied stew for four big eaters at camp
But that whiche was mixed with waterie moisture, to haue rested in the place, for the heauinesse thereof, and of the watery partes, the sea to haue comen: and the matier more compacte to haue passed into a clamminesse firste, and so into earth.
He kiss her cold lipps then the corrall more red that grows where she lyes in her waterie bed ah ah ah my loves dead and not a bell, but a tritons shell to ring her knell
And now with prouoked teares downe falling from my waterie eyes along my pale cheekes, and bowed downe to the earth prostrating my selfe to your virginall feete I humblie craue and sue for your fauourable graces: whereat theyr soft and tender heartes mooued with pittie towardes mee, and halfe weeping with mee for companie, and as it were dutifullye striuing with theyr armes to lift mee vp from the grounde, with sweete and comfortable speeches, they courteouslye spake vnto me.
2105: (Those clouds remooued) vpon our waterie eyne.
138: Which in a Napkin (being close conuei'd) 139: Shall in despight enforce a waterie eie:
Rolls of St. Bartholomew's Priory, "purporting to be old medical prescriptions;" The cure of mormalles and the waterie leprosie; the rolle of the blacke mainger "; turning Chaucer's innocent _blankmanger_ into some kind of imaginary _black mange_.