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dreich

/ driːx /

adjective

  1. dialect.
    dreary


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dreich1

Middle English dreig, drih enduring, from Old English drēog (unattested); see dree

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Example Sentences

Can you no' give the young ladies wiselike Scotch songs instead o' that dreich Concone?'

And whit dae ye th'ink I wad be buyin' them for if it wasna to keep me frae gantin' in the kirk when the sermon's dreich?

The time hung sae dreich on his hand, he thocht the world was standin still.

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