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  • "He vas shbeak ze drooth, cap'en," put in Jan Steenbock, who was still wiping the blood from his face as he got up to answer him.

    The Island Treasure

  • O but it was gran ', it just put me in min' o 'our geese at Dunjarg when they turn their nebs to the south an' clap their wings when they see the rain's comin 'after lang drooth.”

    Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character

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  • That which makes roots seek OR thirst

    March 17, 2010

  • Dryness, drought (Scots). Can also be used figuratively to mean thirst.

    "Ah've a terrible drooth upon me tonight."

    November 27, 2007