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Definition of "dry-shod" [dry•-shod]

  • Without wetting's one's shoes or feet. (adverb)
  • Without wetting's one's shoes or feet. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dry-shod" in a sentence
  • "Men left their homes dry-shod in the morning, and returning from business had to wade up to their knees through unlighted streets or creep perilously along a narrow plank gangway, only to find that it stopped short just where the water was deepest."
  • "An old fellow pointed out that one of the prophesies was that when it became possible to cross the river dry-shod in five places, disaster would strike the world."
  • "Only two ships struggle ashore on the south coast, and they learn at once that Buckingham has been defeated by the rising of the river, his rebellion washed away by the waters, and Richard is waiting, dry-shod, to execute the survivors."