Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DRIV, n. A drizzle, a passing shower (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928); Ork. 1929 Marw.). [drɪv] Sh. 1949 Scots Mag. (Nov.) 130:
A driv o' weet is but a passing shower.

[Fær. and Sw. dial. driv, fine rain. Cf. Driffle.]

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"Driv n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 22 Jan 2022 <>



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