drogher

noun dro·gher \ˈdrōgə(r)\

Definition of drogher

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a sailing barge used in the West Indian coastal trade especially in the Gulf of Paria

  2. 2 :  a clumsy cargo boat especially of coasting type a pulpwood drogher lumbering up the tide-torn river — S. W. Dean & Marguerite Marshall

  3. 3 :  carrier, porter one of our best and most reliable droghers had brought his woman along to carry rations and dunnage — P. A. Zahl

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Origin and Etymology of drogher

Dutch droger (formerly spelled drogher), literally, drier (i.e., of herring), from drogen to dry (from droog dry, from Middle Dutch drōge) + -er — more at dry


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