from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Informal A choice or preference: "Given their druthers, these hell-for-leather free marketeers might sell the post office” ( George F. Will).
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- n. Wishes, preferences, or ways.
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- n. the right or chance to choose
Alteration of the phrase 'd rather, from would rather.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A blend of would or 'd and rather in a dialect pronunciation (Wiktionary)