from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small West Indian coasting craft, having long light masts and lateen sails.
- n. Any slow, clumsy coasting craft.
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Bloodgood, who led the way through the channel in his schooner, the _Packet_, a Carolina pitch and cotton droger of forty tons register, which was manned solely by the captain and his two sons, one twelve and the other ten years old.
About noon a steamship, a bullock-droger, from the river Plate hove in sight, steering northeast, and making bad weather of it.
Later in the day another droger hove in sight, rolling as badly as her predecessor.
Orleans, and other ports along the coast of the Republic, in that quarter of the ocean, often did this; and when the young mate first caught glimpses of the shadowy outline of this ship, he supposed it to be some packet, or cotton-droger, standing for her port on the northern shore.
Bra mål, ... gefhjon: Mat fungerar som medicin precis som andra droger.