Thirsty

Thirst"y

(?), a. [Compar. Thirstier (?); superl. Thirstiest.] [AS. urstig. See Thirst, n.] 1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire.
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Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.
Judges iv. 19.
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2. Deficient in moisture; dry; parched.
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A dry and thirsty land, where no water is.
Ps. lxiii. 1.
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When in the sultry glebe I faint,
Or on the thirsty mountain pant.
Addison.
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