- Scot. and North England. a day's work.
- Australian. a fixed or definite amount of work; a work quota.
Origin of darg
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Examples from the Web for darg
Mooser, 33, and Darg, 34, spent a decade working in development.
Darg adds that RYOT can point concerned readers in a direction they may not have considered previously.
A drudger gets a darg, and a drucken wife the drucken penny.
To "tine a darg," is to lose a day's work: you have arrived too late.
But to ken that ane's purpose is right, and to make their heart strong, is the way to get through the warst day's darg.The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated
Sir Walter Scott
The cook called him "my darg," and the men called the cook "Curry and Rice," with "old" before it mostly.While the Billy Boils
In the day we spoke but seldom, save to ask what might be needful, as the day's darg and duty drifted us together.The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett
- Scot and Northern English dialect a day's work
C15: formed by syncope from day-work
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