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dawk

1

[ dawk, dahk ]

noun

  1. dak.


dawk

2

[ dawk ]

noun

  1. a person who advocates neither a conciliatory nor a belligerent national attitude.

dawk

1

/ dɔːk /

noun

  1. See hand
    dialect.
    a Northern English dialect word for hand


dawk

2

/ dɔːk /

noun

  1. See dak
    a variant spelling of dak

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Other Words From

  • dawkish adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dawk1

1965–70; d(ove) 1 + ( h)awk 1

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Example Sentences

Fust theah hosses got into a loco patch, an' one dawk night walked oveh a clift thinkin' it were thu aidge o' a sun crack.

Travelling by dawk is a very speedy mode of conveyance, well known in India.

I have requested the post-master to send all our letters to Fyzabad by the regular dawk from Thursday next, the 13th.

A boat for the conveyance of letters in India; dawk being the Hindostanee for mail.

In the meantime, her letters had been forwarded by dawk to Calcutta.

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