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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To endure or suffer.
adjective: Tedious or dreary.
From Old English dreogan. Earliest documented use: before 1000.
The word is sometimes seen in the phrase “to dree one’s weird”, meaning to endure one’s fate.
“Nobody could have thought that the death he was to dree would have been what it was.”
John Galt; The Annals of the Parish; 1821.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The longest day must have its close -- the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day. -Harriet Beecher Stowe, abolitionist and novelist (14 Jun 1811-1896)