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drouth

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Pronunciation: /draʊθ
 
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Definition of drouth in English:

noun

Dialect or literary form of drought.
Example sentences
  • The latest of these to hit designer bars is Krusovice, a Czech beer of some note and an extremely welcome antidote to the drouth of Scottish youth.
  • Campbell once asserted that, while ‘drouth, hot winds, grasshoppers and so forth’ posed serious challenges, the ‘Greatest hazard’ to the success of his corporation was the ‘human element.’

Derivatives

drouthy

1
adjective

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