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Drouth

“The drouth burned up the wheat I sowed…”

-The Sand-Hills’ Crest

drouth

[drouTH]

NOUN

drouths (plural noun)

1. dialect or poetic form of

drought

1. A long period of abnormally low rainfall, especially one that adversely affects growing or living conditions.

2. A prolonged dearth or shortage.

[Middle English, from Old English drūgoth; akin to drȳge, dry.]

drought′y adj.

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