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Definitiondried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; or very thirsty
- For the Entwives were bent and browned by their labour; their hair parched by the sun to the hue of ripe corn and their cheeks like red apples.3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (58% in)
- I'm parched.3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (1% in)
- The air, as it seemed to them, grew harsh, and filled with a bitter reek that caught their breath and parched their mouths.4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (74% in)
There are no more uses of "parched" in The Two Towers.
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