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Literary usage of Drookit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Drook, to wet; drookit, wet through, thoroughly saturated with moisture; ... My drookit sark sleeve, as ye ken, His likeness cam ben the house stalkin', ..."
2. Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged by Walter Baxendale (1888)
"Now, my friends, you come here every Sabbath an' lave a' ower wi' the Gospel till ye're fairly drookit wi't. But you just gang awa* haine, an' sit doon by ..."
3. Scotch Wit and Humor: Classified Under Appropriate Subject Headings, With (1898)
"Now, my friends, you come here every Sabbath, an' I lave you a' ower wi' the Gospel till you are fairly drookit wi't. But you just gang awa hum -, an' sit ..."
4. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"... My drookit sark sleeve as ye ken. — Robert Buna. Drouth, thirst, or dryness. Drouthy, thirsty, or dry. These words are rarely employed in English ..."
5. Galloway Gossip Sixty Years Ago: Being a Series of Articles Illustrative of by Maria Trotter, Saxon, Robert De Bruce Trotter (1877)
"... I drookit it wi water, aboot as thick ;is ... drookit what wi water V says the Doctor. ' O ! the sant, sir ! the saut ! says Hammy, ..."