dree

verb
\ ˈdrē How to pronounce dree (audio) \
dreed; dreeing

Definition of dree

transitive verb

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of dree

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dree

Middle English, from Old English drēogan; akin to Goth driugan to perform military service

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“Dree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dree. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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