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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dryte (15 th–17 th centuries), drytt (15 th–16 th centuries)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English driten, from Old English drītan, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną. Cognate with Dutch drijten, Old Norse dríta, Norwegian drite, and Low German drieten; compare English dirt, Scots drite, and Middle English drit.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

drite (third-person singular simple present drites, present participle driting, simple past drate, past participle dritten)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete except in dialectal) To defecate.
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • drite, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dríta, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną.

VerbEdit

drite (imperative drit, present tense driter, passive drites, simple past dret, past participle dritet or dritt)

  1. To defecate.

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VenetianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

drite f

  1. feminine plural of drito