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noun Canadian chiefly Atlantic Provinces and (Northwest Territories ).
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • Spying was impossible, so we took shelter in a droke, lit a good fire, boiled the kettle and had lunch.

    Sport in Vancouver and Newfoundland

    John Rogers

  • To the east the view was bounded by Shoe Hill Ridge with its droke standing up against the clear sky.