Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To void excrement.

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  • verb intransitive, obsolete To defecate.

Etymologies

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From late Old English drītan, from Proto-Germanic *drītanan. Cognate with Dutch drijten, Old Norse drîta, Middle Dutch drîten, and Low German drîten; compare English dirt, Scots drite, and Middle English drit.

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  • Scots. To evacuate the faeces. Rhymes with shite.

    May 16, 2011