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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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They wasn't so high and dry, nohow, but took their fling, like jolly companions every one.
And so, in safety, they made the opposite shore, Korak perched high and dry above the turgid flood.
When they reached the wide-stretching host of the Achaeans, they drew the vessel ashore, high and dry upon the sands, set her strong props beneath her, and went their ways to their own tents and ships.

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