\ ˈdrant, -ȧ- \
variants: or draunt \ ˈdrȧnt , -​a-​ \

Definition of drant

chiefly Scottish
: to speak in a tiresome whining drawl

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History and Etymology for drant

Scots drant, draunt droning or drawling tone, modification of Scottish Gaelic dranndan, draundan hum, buzzing, complaint, growl; akin to Irish Gaelic dranntan hum, buzzing, growl

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“Drant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drant. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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