- tedious; dreary.
verb (used with object), dreed, dree·ing.
- to suffer; endure.
verb drees, dreeing or dreed
- (tr) to endure
- dree one’s weird to endure one’s fate
- another word for dreich
Old English dreogan “to work, suffer, endure;” see drudge. Cf. Old Norse drygjado “carry out, accomplish,” Gothic driugan “serve as a soldier.”