drappie

noun drap·pie
variants: or drappy \ˈdrapē, -pi\

Definition of drappie

plural drappies
1 chiefly Scottish : a small amount of liquid
2 chiefly Scottish : intoxicating drink
  • was unco fond o' the drappie
  • —James Ballantine

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Origin and Etymology of drappie

2drap + -ie, -y


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