driegh

[ dreekh ]
/ drix /

adjective, verb (used with object) Scot. and North England.


Nearby words

  1. dribs and drabs,
  2. driech,
  3. dried,
  4. dried-fruit beetle,
  5. dried-up,
  6. drier,
  7. dries,
  8. driesch,
  9. driest,
  10. drift

Origin of driegh

before 1150; Middle English dregh, Old English gedrēog patient, serious (of persons), tame (of animals); cognate with Old Norse drjūgr substantial, lasting, ample; akin to dree

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