drein

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

drein (plural dreins)

  1. Obsolete form of drain.

Verb[edit]

drein (third-person singular simple present dreins, present participle dreining, simple past and past participle dreined)

  1. Obsolete form of drain.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for drein in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drein f pl

  1. Plural form of draen.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French drain, variant of derrain (last).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

drein m

  1. (Jersey) last

Derived terms[edit]