Definition of Droil

1. v. i. To work sluggishly or slowly; to plod.



2. n. A drudge.

Definition of Droil

1. Noun. (obsolete) A drudge. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Mean labour; toil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Droil

1. to drudge [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: drudge

Lexicographical Neighbors of Droil

droghers
drogman
drogoman
drogue
drogue chute
drogue parachute
drogues
droguet
droguets
droich
droichier
droichs
droichy
droid
droids
droil (current term)
droiled
droiling
droils
droit
droits
droitural
droitzschka
droitzschkas
drole
droler
droles
drolest
droll
drolled

Literary usage of Droil

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

1. International Law; Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States in Peace by Henry Wager Halleck (1861)
"(De Felice, droil de la Nature, etc., tome 2, lee. 25; Vattel, f)roit des Gens, liv. ... 6, § 5; De Cussy, droil Maritime, liv. 1, tit. 3, § 24.) § 21. ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"droil is used also for labour : Would yon would speak to him though, ... +Го droil. To drudge. How worldlings droit for trouble I That fond breast That is ..."

3. International Law Codified and Its Legal Sanction: Or, The Legal by Pasquale Fiore, Edwin Montefiore Borchard (1918)
"droil des gens, liv. I, ch. I, § 7. Formerly, the principal European ... Cf. Bonfils, droil int., §§ 182 el seq., and the full bibliography there cited. ..."

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