darg

darg

[dahrg]
noun
1.
Scot. and North England. a day's work.
2.
Australian. a fixed or definite amount of work; a work quota.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English dawerk, daiwerk, Old English dægweorc, equivalent to dæg day + weorc work

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darg (dɑːɡ)
 
n
dialect (Scot), (Northern English) a day's work
 
[C15: formed by syncope from day-work]

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