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Synonyms for drouth

a prolonged shortage

a shortage of rainfall

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I'd be up front, pedalling like a drouthy navvy in need of a pint, while Judith reclined on the back of the seat, chomping on a Star Bar and taking in the sights.
If you are planning to be a drouthy crony (a thirsty participant), Burns Country provides a comprehensive guide to the Bard, including a chance to buy memorabilia, a discussion area and an archive of songs and poems, including the immortal To A Haggis.
One concept the group is hoping to expand is its Drouthy Neebors student bar chain, which is similar to the current vogue for Irish pubs but on a Scottish theme.
30pm and then at The Drouthy Cobbler, High Street, Elgin, at 7pm.
Tam O'Shanter is very evocative: "When chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors, neebors meet.
She plays The Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin, on October 16.
TAM O'SHANTER "When Chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors neebors meet.
On Monday at 7pm, The Drouthy Cobbler, High Street, Elgin, is hosting An Evening With Linwood Barclay.
Drouthy caddies in the old town were talking in hushed tones about a re- run of whisky galore as the drinks flowed.
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.
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.
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.
Depending on which day you visit, Drouthy Neebors is suitable for either.
A celebration had been booked for the Drouthy Cobbler cafe bar in Elgin but the MoD called a halt.
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.