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 Dry Wine.Dry’asdust (Rev. Dr.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dry’ads.
 
Nymphs of the trees. (Greek, drus, any forest tree.) They were supposed to live in the trees and die when the trees died. Eurydc, the wife of Orpheus (2 syl.) the poet, was a dryad.   1
 


 Dry Wine.Dry’asdust (Rev. Dr.). 

 
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