Definition of Dricksie
1. druxy [adj DRICKSIER, DRICKSIEST] - See also: druxy
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Literary usage of Dricksie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Dryden, Prologue to The Loyal Brother, 22. Cp. prov. ' drib', a drop, a small quantity of liquid (EDD.). dricksie, decayed ; as timber; ..."
2. Modern English by Fitzedward Hall (1873)
""A drie and dricksie oke." Puttenham, p. 205. Dr. John Hoadly signs himself, at the end of a letter, " Your affectionate ..."
3. Ancient Critical Essays Upon English Poets and Poësy by George Gascoigne, William Webbe, James, John Harington, Francis Meres, Thomas Campion, Samuel Daniel, Edmund Bolton, Edmund Spenser, Gabriel Harvey (1811)
"... euery way ye list: or an old man who laboureth with continuall infirmities, to a drie and dricksie oke. Such parables were all the preachings of Christ ..."