Drab

Drab

1. A low, sluttish woman.

2. A lewd wench; a strumpet.

3. A wooden box, used in salt works for holding the salt when taken out of the boiling pans.

Origin: as. Drabbe dregs, lees; akin to D. Drab, drabbe, dregs, g. Treber; for sense 1, cf. Also gael. Drabag a slattern, drabach slovenly. Cf. Draff.


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