droichling noun a dwarf, a person unusually small in stature Ina couldnae tak a midget hitting her any langer, she punched her full force, and she ran awa hame tae tell her faither - who had tae eventually gang tae the school and fecht with the headmaster ower the bairn getting sae bad-used by this droichling. 20-. etymology: a development from Scots droich ‘a dwarf’; it is possibly ultimately from Scots Gaelic trioch ‘condemned man, dwarf’ attested by SR