1) Of the weather, dry.

The accounts of a fulling mill in Slaithwaite recorded: 1684 the long and great want of water thorow the longest Frost and Droughtyest summer that was ever heard of. Similarly, local diaries have entries referring to dry weather and a lack of moisture: 1782 a soft Morning but a moderate Droughty day

1783 a Dull drough day, Ovenden.

spellings droughty
dates 1684 1782 1783

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