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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dreep ‎(third-person singular present dreeps, present participle dreepin, 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