- a squirrel's nest
C17: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for drey
I remember a pair that made a hole in a beech near the tree my drey was in.Birds and Man
W. H. Hudson
There he had built what he called a nest, but what humans, with greater nicety of diction, call a drey.
The drey was eminently satisfactory, for, in the summer months, it was completely hidden.
Mr. Drey's paper of thirty-four pages is published by Williams & Norgate, London.
L—— from his Squirrel's drey, not knowing what had happened, called out to me about the nest—that there was nothing in it.The Journal of a Disappointed Man
Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion