Definitions for "Dry Spell"
a period with no scoring, during which, becalmed like the Ancient Mariner, gamesters suffer in proportion to their passion for the Game. For the World's Record, click here.
Loosely, a period of abnormally dry weather. The term should be reserved for a less extensive, and therefore less severe condition than a drought.
A long period without any deaths.
Keywords:  yawner, real
a real yawner