high-dried

adjective

Definition of high-dried

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: deprived of an unusually high percentage of its moisture by drying or baking

highdried

noun
plural -s

Definition of highdried (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of high-dried

Adjective

1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for high-dried

Noun

high-dried

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“High-dried.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-dried. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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