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dry

1. mod. sober; no longer alcohol intoxicated. How long will Ernie stay dry, do you think?
2. n. a prohibitionist; an abstainer from alcohol. The drys are in an increasing majority.
3. mod. having to do with a region where alcoholic beverages cannot be purchased. (Compare this with wet.) Some small towns are dry, but not many.
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Internal factionalism and division also challenged the dry movement.
Thus Lerner has written a fine book, and while one hesitates to label any work on a subject so complex as Prohibition as "definitive," Dry Manhattan certainly will be the standard account for some time.
As Heron notes, the drys may have lost the war, but they continued to win battles long after prohibition ended.
Other drys, dissatisfied with the predominant radical prohibitionist solutions to the liquor problem, provided the straw for the bricks that would build the Anti-Saloon League.
We fished mostly drys but also had success with nymphs and emergers.
Gwyneth spends almost PS1000-a-month on her hair treatments and blow drys but I spend just PS20 on my highlights and a conditioning treatment, and that's all I need.
As a result of this collaboration, the ID tea mare offering all Cricket customers and my ECHO column readers a buy one/get one free on services including blow drys and cosmetics.
I RECENTLY saw at first hand how drys tone walls should be built, when I joined the National Trust's Carneddau Warden, Dewi Roberts, to see ongoing wall building work at Blaen y Nant farm in the Nant Francon valley.
I can't say there has been a major change in Member States' positions, but they are all prepared to put their cards on the table and come to a fair compromise", said George Drys, Greek Agriculture Minister and sitting President of the Council.
These small tributaries are ideal for short rods, and small attractor drys (#18 Royal Coachmen and.
Because of the rain we're getting lots of grass growing and when it drys, it'll be easy to ignite,'' Wilhelm said.
Like the drys, the women who advocated repeal said they wanted to protect the home, but they argued that now it was threatened by Prohibition rather than alcohol.
In my opinion if the Drys had not been so adamant about the matter, a 2.
The three-day Fengaros music festival in Kato Drys, Larnaca, will highlight the musical talents that are grown right here.
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