Definition of Drecks
1. dreck [n] - See also: dreck
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drecks
Literary usage of Drecks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"But I, most wretched I ! of all bereft ! Of all my worthy sons how few arc left ! Yet fifty goodly youths 1 bad to boast, When first the drecks invaded ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... but—I'se ne'er bode myself on the best man that e'er wore drecks." Saxon and Gael, i. 77. ..."
3. Letters of Thomas Carlyle, 1826-1836 by Thomas Carlyle (1888)
"... besides it lies partly on the road to drecks Printer, with whom I shall require one or more personal discussions before we get fairly afloat, and Dreck, ..."
4. Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society by New Hampshire Historical Society (1832)
"... “that the Beaver which build in rivers and drecks, always cut their wood above their bouses,ss that the current, with little trouble, conveys it to the ..."
5. Select Treatises of Martin Luther in the Original German: With Philological by Martin Luther, Barnas Sears (1846)
"Des drecks is governed by voll, and the whole phrase alle Klöster, ja alle Winkel you, as the object of the verb sam melten expresses a measure or quantity. ..."