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Dryʹads

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Nymphs of the trees. (Greek, drus, any forest tree.) They were supposed to live in the trees and die when the trees died. Eurydĭcē, the wife of Orpheus (2 syl.) the poet, was a dryad.

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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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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!
Dublin (the Irish dubh-linn, the “black pool”)
Dubs
Ducat
Duchesne
Duchess
Duck

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Dryads