Definitions starting with W

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wither-up

/wída op/ [cf. OED withered of the body; shrivelled up by disease or age] adj. (of people) thin; gaunt, cf. VILLID UP (Andros)

Tags: adjective, anatomy

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Last update: 2010-11-26 16:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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