from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Scotch form of dree.
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Gee thanks for that comment Nich, it's really cheered this dreigh Monday morning up.
Oh, cauld is the night, and the way dreigh and dreary,
Aweel, Wully was an unco praying kind o man; a dreigh body, nane o my kind, I never could abide the sight o him; onyway he was a great hand by his way of it, and he up and rebukit the Master for some of his ongoings.
The ASH is a manly tree, but "dreigh and dour" in the leafing; and yonder stands an Ash-grove like a forest of ships with bare poles in the docks of Liverpool.
There they are that were capering on their prancing nags four days since, and they are now ganging as dreigh and sober as oursells the day.
Trow ye yon’s the gate to heaven, that ye are sae fain of? — maybe we will win there the night yet, God sain us, though our minny here’s rather dreigh in the upgang.”
--- maybe we will win there the night yet, God sain us, though our minny here's rather dreigh in the upgang. ''