Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Scotch form of dropped, past participle of drop.

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Examples

  • "Here's your daddie, bairns," said the gudewife ganging till the door; but i 'place o' their daddie, a tall chiel wrappit i 'a big cloak, rushed like a fire flaught into the bield, and drappit doun on the sunkie ewest the ingle droghling and coghling.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 289, December 22, 1827

  • I drappit the claes, oot at the door, an 'steekit it ahent me.

    My Man Sandy

  • By this time Princie was fair puffed out, an 'he drappit i' the middle o 'the road, Sandy gaen catma ower the tap o' him.

    My Man Sandy

  • I whiskit roond aboot gey quick, an 'he drappit his hands like lichtnin', an 'began whistlin'"Tillygorm."

    My Man Sandy

  • He came spankin 'into my room, an' drappit intil a chair, fair oot o 'pech.

    My Man Sandy

  • Boreland Hielantman on baith sides o 'him, an' tryin 'tae hit them ower the nose wi' the scabbard o 'his sword, for the whinger itsel' had drappit oot in what ye micht ca 'the forced retreat.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • Man, I'm no clean eneuch efter what I've come throu sin 'I drappit frae the window-sill i' the ga'le-room.

    Robert Falconer

  • And whan she saw my een open, she drappit upo 'her knees and gaed on prayin'.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • "Surely ye wadna daur imaigine her drappit oot o '_his_ han's!"

    Salted with Fire

  • A 'at ance they drappit frae the lift like a laverock, an' lichtit upo 'the horizon, whaur the sea an' the sky met like richteousness an 'peace kissin' ane anither, as the psalm says.

    Donal Grant, by George MacDonald

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