or dauk, dawk!!!
[ dawk, dahk ]
/ dɔk, dɑk /
transportation by relays of people or horses, especially in the East Indies.
mail delivered by such transportation.
- daisy fleabane,
- daisy ham,
- daisy wheel,
- dak bungalow,
Origin of dak
First recorded in 1820–30, dak is from the Hindi word ḍāk
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/ (dæks) /
Australian an informal name for trousers
Word Origin for daks
from a brand name
/ (dɑːk) /
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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