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''an empty purse; an empty jug; an empty stomach''
1949, (w), ''(w)'', Part Two, Chapter 1, http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100021h.html
- (..) something in the little man's appearance suggested that he would be sufficiently attentive to his own comfort to choose the emptiest table.
Free; clear; devoid; often with ''of''.
c. 1594, (w), ''(w)'', Act V, Scene 2, http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=loveslabours&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- I shall find you empty of that fault,
1674, (w), ''(w)'', Book XI, lines 614-7, https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost_(1674)/Book_XI
- For that fair femal Troop thou sawst, that seemd / Of Goddesses, so blithe, so smooth, so gay, / Yet empty of all good wherein consists / Womans domestic honour and chief praise;
Having nothing to carry, emptyhanded; unburdened.
c. 1607, (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 6, http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=timonathens&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- I hope it remains not unkindly with your lordship that I returned you an empty messenger.
1611, ''(w) of the Bible'', Exodus 3:21, https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Exodus+3&version=AKJV
- And I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty:
Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; said of language.
''empty words, or threats''
1697, (w), ''Woman's Wit'', Act V, page 190, https://archive.org/details/dramaticworksofc01cibbuoft
- (..) words are but empty thanks; my future conduct best will speak my gratitude.
Unable to satisfy; hollow; vain.
1713, (w), ''Windsor-Forest'', lines 429-430, http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/9413/pg9413-images.html
- Ev'n I more sweetly pass my careless days, / Pleas'd in the silent shade with empty praise;
Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial.
Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy.
''empty brains; an empty coxcomb''
1599, (w), ''(w)'', Act II, Scene 7, http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=asyoulikeit&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Art thou thus bolden'd, man, by thy distress? Or else a rude despiser of good manners, / That in civility thou seem'st so empty?
Not pregnant; not producing offspring when expected to do so during the breeding season.
''Empty cow rates have increased in recent years.''
Producing nothing; unfruitful; said of a plant or tree.
''an empty vine''
1611, ''(w) of the Bible'', Genesis 42:27, https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+41&version=AKJV
- (..) seven empty ears blasted with the east wind (..)
To make empty; to void; to remove the contents of.
''to empty a well or a cistern''
''The cinema emptied quickly after the end of the film.''
- The clouds (..) empty themselves upon the earth.
Of a river, duct, etc: to drain or flow toward an ultimate destination.
(q) A container, especially a bottle, whose contents have been used up, leaving it empty.