drift [-s] n
early ME; compare Ger. trift, passage for cattle; see drive, v.
- Heap; mass; substance collected by wind; [fig.] cloud bank.
- Bank; pile; mound of snow.
drift [-ed] v
see drift, n.
- Wander in; travel to; sail into; explore aimlessly in.
- Drive along; collect in heaps; [fig.] cover; hide; surround.