Definition of Droich
1. a dwarf [n -S] - See also: dwarf
Lexicographical Neighbors of Droich
droich (current term)
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". ..."