to deprive a person of everything they possess.
|DAUL 63/1: Dry, v. To take all or most of one’s money in gambling, or by swindling, etc.et al.|
SE in slang uses
see separate entries.
see under straight adj.1
see separate entry.
see under arse n.
(Aus.) stop complaining! stop whingeing!
|(con. 1941) Twenty Thousand Thieves 89: ‘Dry yer bloody eyes,’ rejoined Go Through, getting in beside them.|
|Gone Fishin’ 174: Dry your eyes an’ have a mullet.|
|Holy Smoke 10: ‘Ar, dry yer eyes,’ says David.|