- Scot a lump or chunk of something
C18: from earlier dad to strike, of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for daud
The chances that portraits of Daud and Saleh al-Kuwaiti will ever adorn a 200-shekel bill seem slim.For My Money, I'll Take the Al-Kuwaitis
May 6, 2013
With what excitement we listened to Daud's account of his wanderings can be imagined.
For a moment Daud imagined that the belt lying before him was his to take away, if he had a mind to do so.
Moreover, he presented Daud with a handsome inlaid knife, as a reward for his services.
Faris was to try his luck first; Daud was to follow; then Sedjur, myself, and the Aeniza in succession.
Crossing the river by swimming, we moved north again, and soon hit off Daud's old track, after which all was plain sailing.