\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
: to cure (as meat) by drying : dry-salt — compare pickle

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dryˈ-cure transitive verb
To cure by drying
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Main Entry:dry

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dry-cure «DRY KYUR», transitive verb, -cured, -cur|ing.
to cure (meat) by salting and drying.

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v. another term for dry-salt

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ˈdry-cure 7 [dry-cure] adjective
(of meat or fish) preserved with dry salt, rather than with water that contains salt

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