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driech

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

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Origin of driech

Variant of driegh
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Example sentences from the Web for driech

  • For, as they say in Scotland, the lady had proved "driech to draw up."

    The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
  • During the next three years (and that is a long driech time) I made many excuses for not going down to Eden Valley.

    The Dew of Their Youth|S. R. Crockett
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