Dialect or poetic form of drought.
More 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.’
Definition of drouth in:
- The British & World English dictionary