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parched
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; or very thirsty
  • And as when a great tempestuous wind tosseth a heap of parched husks, and scatters them this way and that, even so did the wave scatter the long beams of the raft.
    Book 5 (75% in)
  • For often as that old man stooped down in his eagerness to drink, so often the water was swallowed up and it vanished away, and the black earth still showed at his feet, for some god parched it evermore.
    Book 11 (92% in)

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