droke

[ drohk ]
/ droʊk /

noun Canadian (chiefly Atlantic Provinces and Northwest Territories).

a valley with steeply sloping sides.

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Origin of droke

compare dial. (W England) droke small watercourse, ditch, culvert; further relations unclear
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