drott

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of the Drott Manufacturing Company, founded by Edward Drott in 1916.

Noun[edit]

drott (plural drotts)

  1. An earthmoving machine similar to a bulldozer, but with a front bucket that can be used for scooping and lifting soil, rather than merely pushing it.
    • 1969, Nan Bowie, Mick Bowie: the Hermitage Years (page 158)
      The drivers of bulldozers, drotts, and other types of mechanical shovels worked long hours in appalling weather.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dróttinn

Noun[edit]

drott m (definite singular drotten, indefinite plural drotter, definite plural drottene)

  1. (archaic) lord

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dróttinn

Noun[edit]

drott m (definite singular drotten, indefinite plural drottar, definite plural drottane)

  1. (archaic) lord

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish drotin (with -in interpreted as the definite article), from Old Norse dróttinn, from Proto-Germanic *druhtinaz. Related to dryg (lasting, heavy).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

drott c

  1. (archaic) king, ruler
  2. (archaic) lord; nobility just below the king

Declension[edit]

Declension of drott 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative drott drotten drotter drotterna
Genitive drotts drottens drotters drotternas