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drammock

[ dram-uhk ]
/ ˈdræm ək /
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noun Chiefly Scot.
an uncooked mixture of meal, usually oatmeal, and cold water.
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Also dram·mach [dram-uhkh], /ˈdræm əx/, drummock.

Origin of drammock

1555–65; compare Scots Gaelic dramag foul mixture
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How to use drammock in a sentence

  • Above all was it a hard task for men who had been starving on a half-meal drammock for two or three days.

    John Splendid|Neil Munro
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