or dauk, dawk!!!

[dawk, dahk]

Origin of dak

First recorded in 1820–30, dak is from the Hindi word ḍāk


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dawk (dɔːk)

noun (formerly, in India)
    1. a system of mail delivery or passenger transport by relays of bearers or horses stationed at intervals along a route
    2. (as modifier)dak bearers

Word Origin for dak

C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly


abbreviation for
  1. Dakota
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