drogher

[droh-ger]
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Origin of drogher

1775–85; < Dutch drog(h)er ship for fishing and drying herring and mackerel, equivalent to drog(en) to dry + -er -er1
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Historical Examples of drogher

  • The drogher was hired by the day, and the longer she was out the more he pocketed.

    The Three Lieutenants

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The drogher spun round like a top, and off she flew before the hurricane.

    The Three Lieutenants

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Still the drogher lay over on her side and gave no signs of righting.

    The Three Lieutenants

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • In the state of the sea, to get on board the drogher from the dinghy, was an operation too dangerous to be attempted.

    Rattlin the Reefer

    Edward Howard

  • There was no one else with us, the crew of the drogher being already on board to await our coming.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer