Definition of Droich

1. a dwarf [n -S] - See also: dwarf



Lexicographical Neighbors of Droich

drock
drocks
drocode
droger
drogers
drogher
droghers
drogman
drogoman
drogue
drogue chute
drogue parachute
drogues
droguet
droguets
droich (current term)
droichier
droichs
droichy
droid
droids
droil
droiled
droiling
droils
droit
droits
droitural
droitzschka
droitzschkas

Literary usage of Droich

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

1. Focalóir gaoidhilge-sax-bhéarla, or An Irish-English dictionary: Whereof the by Edward Lhuyd, John O'Brien (1768)
"DROCH , & in it's inflexions Dro* ich, denotes bad , evil, droich-chi- ... &ion.droich-s/iion tad weather, in the welsh Drug is bad & kin is weather, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"droich, a dwarf; from the Gaelic troid or ... Though now and then, to be sure, a dowdy or a droich. ..."

3. The Archaeological Review by Gomme, George Laurence, Sir, 1853-1916 (1890)
"... or droich, among Gaelic- speaking people, is softened into trow or draw among the English- speaking Shetlanders.2 In both cases it signifies "dwarf". ..."

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