From yabesh; dry -- dried (away), dry.
see HEBREW yabesh
II. יָבֵשׁ verbal adjective or
1 dried, literal only יְבֵשִׁיס עֲנָבִים Numbers 6:3 dried grapes (P; opposed to ׳ְ לַחִים); figurative יְבֵשָׁה נַפְשֵׁנוּ 11:6 (JE) our soul (i.e. our appetite) is dried up, namely, for want of fresh, juicy meat.
2 dry, of chaff, קַשׁ Nahum 1:10 in simile of Ninevites under impending judgment; compare in figure of Job, Job 13:25; of tree Ezekiel 17:24 (figurative of Davidic house; opposed to לָ֑ךְ עֵץ), 21:3 (in prediction of Judah's devastation by Babylon, opposed to id.); Isaiah 56:3 figurative of eunuch; of the bonesin Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 37:2, 4.