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  • This may be because anyone else writing about the word dreech doesn't update their site all that regularly.

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  • I'm sure the boss will be delighted that we are coming up no. 1 for the word dreech ….

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  • dree

    September 1, 2014

  • See also http://www.bbc.co.uk/ulsterscots/words/dreigh - dreigh, dreich, dreech are all given as alternative spellings.

    "The dreech weather had drawn in a few more than usual at this time of day but I saw no close acquaintance and I had a mind to drink a quiet pot of tea and glance at the early edition of the evening paper, content in my own company."

    The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill, p 4 of the Vintage paperback edition

    September 1, 2014

  • 'Twould appear the proper spelling is "dreich". :-(

    March 14, 2009

  • Scots term that usually refers to the weather: wet, miserable (like today's weather).

    March 14, 2009