Definition for dau (2 of 3)
or dau, dow
Origin of dhow
Definition for dau (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for dau
In later life he appears to have lived in Cornwall with his wife and dau.
M. 1845, the honorable Hilare Byng, sister of the present Viscount Torrington; has issue, one dau.
In 1836, while acting as Paris correspondent for the second of his journals, he m. Isabella, dau.
He wintered in Venice, where he formed a connection with Jane Clairmont, the dau.
Thomas, inherited the family estates of the Folly and Savannah, m. Jane, dau.
British Dictionary definitions for dau
Word Origin for dhow
Word Origin and History for dau
1799, original language unknown, "single-masted native vessel used on Arabian Sea," later widely applied to all Arab vessels. Klein suggests a relation to Persian dav "running."