from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large sand dune hundreds of miles long and hundreds of feet high, often with smaller dunes that form on the leeward and windward faces.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[North African dialectal Arabic ḏirā‘, drā‘, plateau (translation of Berber ig̣il, arm, hill), from Arabic ḏirā‘, arm; see ḏrע in Semitic roots.]
"No, sor; the master always tould me to keep any bit of money I might draa from anything I planted extra for me perkisites, that was the understandin 'I had with him."