drey dray noun
- a squirrel’s nest
Word Origin for drey C17: of unknown origin Examples from the Web for drey Historical Examples of drey
I remember a pair that made a hole in a beech near the tree my drey was in.
W. H. Hudson
There he had built what he called a nest, but what humans, with greater nicety of diction, call a drey.
The drey was eminently satisfactory, for, in the summer months, it was completely hidden.
Mr. Drey’s paper of thirty-four pages is published by Williams & Norgate, London.
L—— from his Squirrel’s drey, not knowing what had happened, called out to me about the nest—that there was nothing in it.
Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion