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drook

verb
  1. (tr) Scot a variant spelling of drouk
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Historical Examples

  • When she reached the head of the drook she halted and gave ear.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts

  • They beached the bully at the foot of the drook and made her fast.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts

  • Mr. Darling nodded, placed two loaded pistols in his pocket and vanished up the tangled slope of the drook.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts

  • The tide must have carried the bully out of the drook, while George was asleep, and drifted it around to the harbor.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts

  • Git north to the drook where yer man bes, an' lay down there, the three o' ye, till I fetches yer bully.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts