Definition of Dreich

1. Adjective. (Scotland) bleak, miserable, dismal, cheerless, dreary ¹



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Definition of Dreich

1. dreary [adj] - See also: dreary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreich

dreds
dree
dree one's weird
dreed
dreeing
dreely
dreep
drees
dreg
dreggier
dreggiest
dregginess
dreggish
dreggy
dregs
dreich (current term)
dreicher
dreichest
dreidel
dreidels
dreidl
dreidls
dreigh
dreikanter
drein
dreined
dreining
dreins
dreissena
drek

Literary usage of Dreich

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"A dreich road, 8. In this sense A. Bor. dree is used; "long, seeming tedious beyond ... in Addit. that "to follow on dreich, the person whom we follow. ..."

2. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1881)
"Robin laddie, ye're dreich i' the draw. Hech Sirs ! isn't awfu' that lassies maun want, An' hing on the nail till they're ..."

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