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Syllabification: dree
Pronunciation: /drē

Definition of dree in English:

verb (drees, dreeing, dreed)

[with object] Scottish or archaic
Endure (something burdensome or painful): he dreed pain and dolor
More example sentences
  • He dreed his penance age by age.
  • The work of strife he dreed.


Old English drēogan, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse drýgja 'practice, perpetrate'.


dree one's weird

Submit to one’s destiny.
Example sentences
  • And withal she dreed her weird with a lofty courage.
  • "He dreed his weird," said Mrs. McLane indifferently.

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