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dak

or dauk, dawk!!!

[dawk, dahk]
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noun
  1. transportation by relays of people or horses, especially in the East Indies.
  2. mail delivered by such transportation.
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Origin of dak

First recorded in 1820–30, dak is from the Hindi word ḍāk
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British Dictionary definitions for daks

daks

dacks

pl n
  1. Australian an informal name for trousers
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Word Origin

from a brand name

dak

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
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Word Origin

C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly
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