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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Adreich(e, Adrich(t, adv. [Reduced from on dreich: see Dregh a.] Afar, at a distance. 1531 Bell. Boece I. p. xxix.
Ay the more he standis a dreich fra it, he heris ay the better
1572-5 Diurn. Occurr. 260.
Thaj past … to the Dene, a dricht fra schote of the castell
c1590 J. Stewart 47/158.
Nane durst assaill except … stand adrich And at him dartis suak
Ib. 205 st. 21.
All sic … adrich dois draw abak
1609 Crim. Trials III. 46.
Sir Robert raid to the Lord Maxvell, the Lard of Johnestoune … followand adreiche
1614 Ib. 265.
Ever attending and following adreich vpone the said Johnne Mathow

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