Definition of Drears
1. drear [n] - See also: drear
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drears
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Literary usage of Drears
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Ancient Philosophy by Wilhelm Windelband (1899)
"If the friendship in later drears was actually somewhat cooler (as Plutarch also reports, Alexander, 8), yet it was entire foolishness and slander on the ..."
2. The Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Whole Language by John Walker, John Longmuir (1902)
"Chw*'-trees Pieces of timber at the upper ends of curtain and have their feet opposite to ours, s. Sor'iat Foulness; drears, s. Col-dees' Monks in Scotland, ..."
3. The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year (1843)
"... begin to work at seven drears uf age ; about Halifax, Brad- -Aord, and Leeds, at six ; in Der- ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1835)
"... however, been die wish of many drears that he might visit the Holy City. " When! 'first offered my- seif as a Missionary," he proceeds to state, ..."
5. Six Centuries of Work and Wages: The History of English Labour by James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1906)
"The pope most by John » £ Claimed the drears of the tribute promised n, and ,ts punctual payment for the future; ..."