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n. (dry English) vb. (en-third-person singulardry)

Dries (given name)

Dries is a Dutch masculine given name, the short version of Andries (see Andre, Andrew) and may refer to:

  • Dries van Agt (born 1931), Dutch politician
  • Dries Boussatta (born 1972), Dutch footballer
  • Dries Buytaert (born 1978), Belgian computer programmer
  • Dries Devenyns (born 1983), Belgian cyclist
  • Dries Holten (born 1936), Dutch singer, songwriter
  • Dries van der Lof (1919-1990), Dutch racecar driver
  • Dries Mertens (born 1987), Belgian football midfielder
  • Dries van Noten (born 1958), Belgian fashion designer
  • Dries Roelvink (born 1959), Dutch singer

Usage examples of "dries".

He dries the samples by placing the papers containing them on the iron plate of the furnace.

I boil up the hooves and scraps of hide and some bones together with water for a long time, it will make a very thick and sticky kind of broth, that dries hard.

It gets hard and stiff as it dries, and will hold your arm rigid so the bone will heal straight, even when you are up and moving around.

It loses flexibility if it dries out, but you can cut it in winter and store logs in a pool or bog for a year, even two.

One writer, who evidently has not read Poilane, recommends tying plastic bags round the handles of your water faucets to avoid sealing them closed when the dough from your hands dries and hardens on them.