dreich

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adjective \ˈdrēḵ\

Definition of dreich

chiefly Scotland

  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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