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darg

[ dahrg ]
/ dɑrg /
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noun
Scot. and North England. a day's work.
Australian. a fixed or definite amount of work; a work quota.
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Origin of darg

First recorded in 1400–1450; late Middle English dawerk, daiwerk, Old English dægweorc, equivalent to dæg day + weorc work
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British Dictionary definitions for darg

darg
/ (dɑːɡ) /

noun
Scot and Northern English dialect a day's work

Word Origin for darg

C15: formed by syncope from day-work
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