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  • adjective Not wetted


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  • Also the sun, and the wind, and even the moon, took advantage of him when unwetted.

    Mary Anerley Richard Doddridge 2004

  • All the stale smells of the day before persisted — that of the medicaments on the shelves, of the unwetted dust on the roads, the sickly odour of malt from a neighbouring brewery.

    Australia Felix 2003

  • It is placed in the tile on the buri or cocoa-nut pipe, unwetted, and has a very acrid flavour.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah 2003

  • Chaltiford admired their bravery even as he lusted for their blood, but his club remained unwetted by further bloodletting.

    The Dragons of Krynn Weis, Margaret 1994

  • But a wind came, and the unwetted bits on top flew away.

    Fortune's Favorites McCullough, Colleen, 1937- 1993

  • (Greek, unwetted, because drops of water roll off without wetting the leaves.) (1) COMMON MAIDENHAIR.

    The Fern Lover's Companion A Guide for the Northeastern States and Canada George Henry Tilton

  • William snatched it from him; seized the jug of ice water, the common property of the occupants, soused one corner of the handkerchief, and calmly, but vigorously, wiped his face with it, using the unwetted portion to dry his visage.

    William Adolphus Turnpike William Banks

  • Indeed, there was always something more than human in her loveliness, though, to be frank, it savored less of chilling paradisial perfection than of a vision of some great-eyed queen of faery, such as those whose feet glide unwetted over our fen-waters when they roam o 'nights in search of unwary travellers.

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages James Branch Cabell 1918

  • For it was plain that the ashes, if unwetted, might ultimately have been blown away by the wind.

    South Wind Norman Douglas 1910

  • The leadsman of the Santa Maria, who has been finding no bottom with his forty-fathom line, suddenly gets a sounding; the water shoals rapidly until the nine-fathom mark is unwetted, and the lead comes up with its bottom covered with brown ooze.

    Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery — Complete Filson Young 1907


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