Definition of Dreare

1. drear [n -S] - See also: drear



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreare

dreamtime
dreamtimes
dreamward
dreamware
dreamwork
dreamworld
dreamworlds
dreamwrapt
dreamy state
dreap
dreaped
dreaping
dreaps
drear
dreare (current term)
drearer
dreares
drearest
drearier
drearies
dreariest
drearily
dreariment
dreariness
drearinesses
drearing
drearings
drearisome
drears

Literary usage of Dreare

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire: Transcribed from Private Manuscripts by Christopher James Davison Ingledew (1860)
"For there fierce deathe o'er human race Dyd triumphe ‘farre and neare. dreare was the dayc—in darke darke cloudes The welkin allc ..."

2. The History and Antiquities of North Allerton, in the County of York by Christopher James Davison Ingledew (1858)
"dreare was the daye—in darke darke cloudes The Welkin alle ... more dreare the woeful sounde Of dying ..."

3. Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date; Now First by Thomas Evans (1784)
"... dreare was the daye—in darke darke cloudes The Welkin alle ... dreare was the founde of warring ... But farre more dreare the woeful founde Of dying ..."

4. The History and Annals of Northallerton, Yorkshire: With Notes and ...by Joseph Lemuel Saywell by Joseph Lemuel Saywell (1885)
"For there fierce deathe o'er human race Dyd triumphe 'farre and neare. dreare was the daye—in darke darke cloudes The Welkin alle ..."

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