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dreich

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adjective \ˈdrēḵ\

Definition of dreich

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  dreary



Examples of dreich in a sentence

  1. <historically regarded as a dreich corner of Britain, Scotland's very name comes from the Greek word for dark>



Origin and Etymology of dreich

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse drjūgr lasting


First Known Use: 1813


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