dreep

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Etymology[edit]

From Scots dreep.

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dreep (third-person singular simple present dreeps, present participle dreeping, simple past and past participle dreeped)

  1. (Scotland) To lower oneself from a height and drop the remaining distance.
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 77:
      If ye could not do the next jump ye just dreeped down and ran along the ground and up the next one.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English drēopan.

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tae dreep (third-person singular simple present dreeps, present participle dreepin, simple past dreepit, past participle dreepit)

  1. to drip
  2. to drain, strain (food etc.)
  3. to soak
  4. to drop (oneself) down from a height