drite

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • dryte (15 th–17 th centuries), drytt (15 th–16 th centuries)

Etymology[edit]

From late Old English drītan, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną. Cognate with Dutch drijten, Old Norse drîta, Middle Dutch drîten, and Low German drieten; compare English dirt, Scots drite, and Middle English drit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drite (third-person singular simple present drites, present participle driting, simple past drate, past participle dritten)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To defecate.

References[edit]

  • drite, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

drite f

  1. feminine plural of drito