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[ dahrg ]
/ dɑrg /


Scot. and North England. a day's work.
Australian. a fixed or definite amount of work; a work quota.

Nearby words

daredeviltry, dareful, daren't, daresay, darfur, darg, dargah, dari, daric, darien, darier's disease

Origin of darg

1375–1425; late Middle English dawerk, daiwerk, Old English dægweorc, equivalent to dæg day + weorc work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for darg


/ (dɑːɡ) /


Scot and Northern English dialect a day's work

Word Origin for darg

C15: formed by syncope from day-work
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