- 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
There was a tense silence, accentuated by the amiable thumping of Dawks' tail.
The house waited in breathless silence for Mr Dawks' casting vote.
"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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