variants or less commonly dewrot
dewretted; dewretted; dewretting; dewrets
: to ret (flax or hemp) by exposure to rain, dew, and sun

Word History


dewret from dew entry 1 + ret (to soak); dewrot by folk etymology (influence of rot, verb) from dewret

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“Dewret.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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