Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Drenched.

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Examples

  • Greatly refreshed by this opportune bit and sup, the tired and "droukit" rider cheerfully resumed his way; and it was with a stout heart that, after a certain time, he found Roderick cautiously leading the pony down to the water's edge.

    Prince Fortunatus

  • My droukit sark-sleeve, [3] as ye ken; [drenched chemise]

    Robert Burns How To Know Him

  • Miss Wardour was safe in the chariot; she was hame a quarter of an hour syne, for it's now ganging ten --- sair droukit was she, puir thing, sae I e'en put a glass o 'sherry in her water-gruel.' '

    The Antiquary

  • "But ye wadna wait to hear out my tale, Monkbarns -- she gaed out, and she came in again with the gardener sae sune as she saw that nane o 'ye were clodded ower the Craig, and that Miss Wardour was safe in the chariot; she was hame a quarter of an hour syne, for it's now ganging ten -- sair droukit was she, puir thing, sae I e'en put a glass o' sherry in her water-gruel."

    The Antiquary — Complete

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  • "'And yet, by the evening, we would be so droukit wi' fatigue that we could barely set one foot before the other.'"
    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 1222

    January 29, 2010

  • soaking, as in wet

    July 18, 2007