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dreigh

[ dreekh ]
/ drix /
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adjective, verb (used with object) Scot. and North England.
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Origin of dreigh

Variant of driegh
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How to use dreigh in a sentence

  • But the compliment is like the chariot-wheels o Pharaoh, sae dreigh o drawing, that I canna afford to be blate wi you ony langer.

    The Entail|John Galt
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