[syn: drought, drouth]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drouth \Drouth\, n.
Same as Drought. --Sandys.
Another ill accident is drouth at the spindling of
One whose drouth [thirst],
Yet scarce allayed, still eyes the current stream.
In the dust and drouth of London life. --Tennyson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a prolonged shortage; "when England defeated Pakistan it
ended a ten-year drought" [syn: drought, drouth]
2: a shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought
hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the
growing season" [syn: drought, drouth]