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Adjective describing persistent dull damp weather , such as when the haar descends [M.R.]
In 2013 the word “dreich” topped a poll for Scotland’s favorite word, chosen from a selection of eight contenders: Crabbit, Blether, Haiver, Beastie, Sleekit, Braw, Glaikit and Dreich. Read more here.