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[dast] /dæst/
verb (used without object)
Older Use. dare (def 1). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • dast you hold 'im that-a-way, doctor, 'thout no support to 'is spinal colume?

    Sonny, A Christmas Guest Ruth McEnery Stuart
  • But dont you dast to mention clothespins to meeither good or bad about em.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • And he dastn't run her aground at the speed she was making; 'twould have finished her and, more'n likely, him, too.

    Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Afraid of nothin', and smilin' at what might dast to scare her.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • An down I dropped on the last stack o green cod, an slep for more hours than I dast tell you.

    Every Man for Himself Norman Duncan
  • He dastn't walk in his own backyard withouten he kept thet log wall betwixt hisself an' ther mounting-side.

    The Roof Tree Charles Neville Buck
  • You go up dar, Brer Fox, en ef he dast ter try ter run, I'll des whirl in en ketch 'im.'

    Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris
  • Does they come thet-a-way when they fotches in sprouted corn thet they dastn't take elsewhere?

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry Charles Neville Buck
  • I have sacred duties to perform about, nearer and more sacred duties, that I dast not put aside for any others.

    Sweet Cicely Josiah Allen's Wife: Marietta Holley
  • Don't you dast to speak a word to me unless you come an' knock here on my headboard,—that's the front door,—an' I won't to you.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown

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