or dauk, dawk!!!
- transportation by relays of people or horses, especially in the East Indies.
- mail delivered by such transportation.
Origin of dak
First recorded in 1820–30, dak is from the Hindi word ḍāk
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Examples from the Web for dak
Dak ya pl yapi you, and our you are probably also of this base.The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages
Andrew Woods Williamson
The dak bungalow serves the purpose of a hotel and is located at stations.Seven Legs Across the Seas
Leaving his baggage at the dak bungalow, he strolled afoot to the large and handsome mansion indicated.The Woodlands Orchids
The snows reminded Winn in a jolly way of Kashmir and nights spent alone on dizzy heights in a Dak bungalow.The Dark Tower
He had a vague memory of hiring a dak cart driver to take him down the road.Insidekick
Jesse Franklin Bone
- a system of mail delivery or passenger transport by relays of bearers or horses stationed at intervals along a route
- (as modifier)dak bearers
C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly