[ dir-duhm, dur- ]
/ ˈdɪr dəm, ˈdɜr- /
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of dirdum
1400–50; Scots: blame, scolding, (earlier) altercation, uproar, late Middle English (north) durdan uproar, din <Scots Gaelic; compare Irish deardan, MIr dertan storm, rough weather
Words nearby dirdum
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Example sentences from the Web for dirdum
I just got a glisk o' him, for the first and last time, in the middle o' the dirdum at Worcester.
Nor do the scenes where mankind congregate to create bustle, 'dirdum and deray,' often fail of making me more or less melancholy.