driegh

[ dreekh ]
/ drix /

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

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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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