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drought(drout) also drouth (drouth)
1. A long period of abnormally low rainfall, especially one that adversely affects growing or living conditions.
2. A prolonged dearth or shortage.
[Middle English, from Old English drūgoth; akin to drȳge, dry.]
2. Scot thirst
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|Noun||1.||drouth - a prolonged shortage; "when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought"|
|2.||drouth - a shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season"|