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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Word Origin for daks
from a brand name
noun (formerly, in India)
- a system of mail delivery or passenger transport by relays of bearers or horses stationed at intervals along a route
- (as modifier)dak bearers
Word Origin for dak
C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly
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