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daud

noun
  1. Scot a lump or chunk of something

Word Origin

C18: from earlier dad to strike, of unknown origin
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  • With what excitement we listened to Daud's account of his wanderings can be imagined.

    The Treasure of the Tigris

    A. F. Mockler Ferryman

  • For a moment Daud imagined that the belt lying before him was his to take away, if he had a mind to do so.

    The Treasure of the Tigris

    A. F. Mockler Ferryman

  • Moreover, he presented Daud with a handsome inlaid knife, as a reward for his services.

    The Treasure of the Tigris

    A. F. Mockler Ferryman

  • Crossing the river by swimming, we moved north again, and soon hit off Daud's old track, after which all was plain sailing.

    The Treasure of the Tigris

    A. F. Mockler Ferryman

  • Daud had not exaggerated matters; to clamber down the scarped sides was beyond the powers of man.

    The Treasure of the Tigris

    A. F. Mockler Ferryman


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