drouth

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  • (noun): Alternative form of drought.

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  • (noun): a shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season"
  • (noun): a prolonged shortage; "when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought"

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  • "The drouth is broken," said Doughall Donn, adding, with wonder in his voice: "What manner of folk are those yonder?

  • If a season of drouth occurs when the cabbages have begun to head, the heads will harden prematurely; and then should a heavy rain fall, they will start to make a new growth, and the consequence will be many of them will split.

  • a hollow stem, or beets or turnips that split and crack, or where we have so-called drouth spot or internal corking in apples, you can be sure that you can't grow a Persian walnut, because the boron requirement alone is many, many times that of an apple or of most vegetables.

  • Then, Dan discovering he had acquired the "drouth," advised "giving it best" and making for the Spring Hole in Duck Creek.

  • Century, they found that the 'drouth' pronunciation was the dominant one in most parts of the country, Gordon says.

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