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- (dated) simple past tense and past participle of
1872, William James, letter to Henry James, August 24, edition William and Henry James: Selected Letters, page 79:
- I expect to find her on her return sprung into full possession & exercise of faculties of mind and I trust heart, hitherto undreamt of by any of us, & only drempt of by herself.
- Eye dialect spelling of dreamt.
1935, Jack Conroy, Jack Salzman, David Ray editor, The Jack Conroy Reader, Ayer Publishing, ISBN 9780891021162, published 1979, page 59:
- I drempt I was wound round tight as drum, hand and foot, with morning glory vines, and they was chokin' my neck same as they do the corn. I drempt I had cockleburrs stuck in my hair like a pincushion ...
This spelling is rare, and is possibly just eye-dialect for dreamt.