- a person who advocates neither a conciliatory nor a belligerent national attitude.
Origin of dawk2
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Examples from the Web for dawks
The house waited in breathless silence for Mr Dawks' casting vote.
There was a tense silence, accentuated by the amiable thumping of Dawks' tail.
"I wonder why you want to marry me," she mused, fondling Mr Dawks' ears.
The second was a certain Mr Dawks, who has not previously been mentioned in this narrative.
Mr Dawks, having arisen from his nightly resting-place outside Daphne Vereker's bedroom door, strolled downstairs to the study.
- a variant spelling of dak
- dialect a Northern English dialect word for hand
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