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Dry Sea (A)

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A sandy desert. The camel is the ship of the desert. We read of the Persian sea of sand.

“The see that men slepen the gravely see, that is alle gravelle and sond with outen ony drope of watre.”—Mandeville: Travels.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Drunkenness
Drupner [the dripper]
Drury Lane (London)
Druses
Dry
Dry Blow (A)
Dry Goods (in merchandise)
Dry Lodgings
Dry-nurse
Dry Rot
Dry Sea (A)
Dry Shave (A)
Dry Style (of writing)
Dry Wine
Dryads
Dryasdust (Rev. Dr.)
Dualism
Dub
Dub Up!
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