- Scot a lump or chunk of something
C18: from earlier dad to strike, of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for daud
The chances that portraits of Daud and Saleh al-Kuwaiti will ever adorn a 200-shekel bill seem slim.For My Money, I'll Take the Al-Kuwaitis
May 6, 2013
With what excitement we listened to Daud's account of his wanderings can be imagined.
For a moment Daud imagined that the belt lying before him was his to take away, if he had a mind to do so.
Moreover, he presented Daud with a handsome inlaid knife, as a reward for his services.
Crossing the river by swimming, we moved north again, and soon hit off Daud's old track, after which all was plain sailing.
Daud had not exaggerated matters; to clamber down the scarped sides was beyond the powers of man.