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Synonyms for drouth

a prolonged shortage

a shortage of rainfall

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TAM O'SHANTER "When Chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors neebors meet.
Gordon Brodie, owner of the Drouthy Neebors in South Street, hailed Saturday as one of the busiest in his 40-year tenure as a landlord.
Drouthy caddies in the old town were talking in hushed tones about a re- run of whisky galore as the drinks flowed.
Singer Martina Cannon, 38, put the film from Edinburgh's Drouthy Neebors bar on Facebook after her blue-and-black tartan bag was taken on Friday.
Our pubs of the week have been: West of the Moon, Ayr; The Mallard, Dingwall; The Old Aberlady Inn, Aberlady; Fox and Hounds, Horseshoe Bar, Houston; Oban Inn, Oban; World's End, Edinburgh; Auld Cross Keys Inn, Denholm; Deacon Brodie, Dundee; The Loft, Troon; Blackfriars, Inverness; The Champion Shell Inn, Stevenston; Drouthy Neebors, Stirling; Drovers Inn, East Linton; Gold Hotel, Crail; Old Chain Pier, Edinburgh; Wheatsheaf Inn, Symington; Allanton Inn, Allanton; Bridge House Hotel, Ardrishaig; The Burnbrae, Bearsden; Sullivan's Bar, Saltcoats; Clyde Tavern, Auchtermuchty; Athenaeum, Aberdeen; Cottier's, Glasgow; Tannahill Bar, Paisley; Kilberry Inn, Kilberry, Argyll; The Garvel Point, Greenock; The Salt Cot, Saltcoats; and Flannigan's Cafe Bar, Largs.
A celebration had been booked for the Drouthy Cobbler cafe bar in Elgin but the MoD called a halt.
Depending on which day you visit, Drouthy Neebors is suitable for either.
Mind you, what a panic in my breastie when me and my mucker Kevin sauntered in at 7pm a couple of Fridays ago, expecting a leisurely early dinner, only to find the place packed with drouthy neeburs.
Whether rock-climbing or orienteering, they stumbled, slipped and slid from one disaster to another - even arriving desperate, drouthy and decidedly dead-beat at a country pub just after Last Orders had been called.
He plays Glasgow's Free Candy Session at The Liquid Ship tonight, Dundee Drouthy Neighbours tomorrow, Aberdeen Dirty Hearts Club at Snafu on Thursday and Edinburgh Speakeasy at Cabaret Voltaire on Friday.
Souter Johnnie, of course, was Tam O'Shanter's "ancient, trusty, drouthy crony" and you can imagine them getting merrily blootered at the cosy bar where you'll find Tam's Own IPA (brewed by Strathaven Ales) on tap.
Named after Tam O'Shanter's drouthy pal, the two-floor, 160-seat restaurant and bar looks the part with stone walls, beamed ceilings and a life-sized portrait of the Bard.
Twice the proprietor admitted he was dying for a pint but, each time he tried to nip across to Drouthy Neebors for a refreshingly cool glass of lager, a fresh batch of punters appeared .
DROUTHY Berwick Rangers fans were caught out by new SFA rules on Saturday.
Many a drouthy neighbour, however,saw it on large screen, for the price of a swally down the pub.