- tedious; dreary.
- to suffer; endure.
Origin of dree
Examples from the Web for dree
Historical Examples of dree
“Thou must dree thy weird like all other daughters of men, fair Psyche,” he said.A Book of Myths
I'm 'fey' to-day, as the Scotch say, and must 'dree my weird'.A harum-scarum schoolgirl
Tu or dree dizzen, an' half a ton o' coral an' some wild-crabs.A Poor Man's House
Stephen Sydney Reynolds
No: I must dree this weird (if that is the expression), and hoe this row, all by myself.A Pessimist
No, no, dear old chap; let me dree my weird, as Susan used to say.Lover or Friend
Rosa Nouchette Carey
- (tr) to endure
- dree one's weird to endure one's fate
- another word for dreich
Word Origin for dree
Old English dreogan "to work, suffer, endure;" see drudge. Cf. Old Norse drygjado "carry out, accomplish," Gothic driugan "serve as a soldier."