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  • Then the King said he had no other son, but a good-for-nothing _droich_ who went away somewhere and never come back; but that it wasn't him anyhow, for he couldn't kill

    Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know Various 1896


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  • A dwarf. A Scottish term, perhaps a borrowing from a Germanic source. See discussion in Jamieson's An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 1808.

    September 1, 2014