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dak

1
or dauk, dawk!!!

[ dawk, dahk ]

noun

  1. transportation by relays of people or horses, especially in the East Indies.
  2. mail delivered by such transportation.


Dak.

2

abbreviation for

  1. Dakota.

Dak.

1

abbreviation for

  1. Dakota


dak

2

/ dɑːk; dɔːk /

noun

    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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dak1

First recorded in 1820–30, dak is from the Hindi word ḍāk
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Word History and Origins

Origin of dak1

C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly
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Example Sentences

The cart was moving at a brisk pace despite the apparently leisurely movements of the dak between the shafts.

The snows reminded Winn in a jolly way of Kashmir and nights spent alone on dizzy heights in a Dak bungalow.

Pentadactylous, pen-ta-dak′ti-lus, adj. having five digits—also Pentadac′tyl.

Leaving his baggage at the dak bungalow, he strolled afoot to the large and handsome mansion indicated.

Dak., between three and four years ago, if I remember correctly.

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