Drouth
Drouth Drouth, n. Same as {Drought}. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

Another ill accident is drouth at the spindling of corn. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

One whose drouth [thirst], Yet scarce allayed, still eyes the current stream. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

In the dust and drouth of London life. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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