dry-shod
adjective Date: 15th century having dry shoes or feet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dry-shod — a. Without wetting the feet; having or keeping the feet or shoes dry; as, a land bridge over which man and beasts could have crossed dry shod. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry-shod — [drī′shäd΄] adj. having dry shoes or feet …   English World dictionary

  • dry-shod — adv without getting your feet wet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dry-shod — adjective having or keeping the feet or shoes dry a land bridge over which man and beasts could have crossed dry shod • Similar to: ↑dry …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry-shod — /druy shod /, adj. having or keeping the shoes dry. [bef. 1000; ME drye schodde, OE drygsceod, equiv. to dryg DRY + sc(e)od, ptp. of scogan to shoe, deriv. of sc(e)oh SHOE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dry-shod — /ˈdraɪ ʃɒd/ (say druy shod) adjective having or keeping the shoes dry …   Australian English dictionary

  • dry-shod — 1. adverb without wettings ones shoes or feet. 2. adjective without wettings ones shoes or feet …   Wiktionary

  • dry-shod — adjective & adverb without wetting one s shoes …   English new terms dictionary

  • dry-shod — adverb literary without getting your feet wet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dry — adj., v., & n. adj. (drier; driest) 1 free from moisture, not wet, esp.: a with any moisture having evaporated, drained, or been wiped away (the clothes are not dry yet). b (of the eyes) free from tears. c (of a climate etc.) with insufficient… …   Useful english dictionary

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