dawk

dawk

1 [dawk, dahk]
noun
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dawk

2 [dawk]
noun
a person who advocates neither a conciliatory nor a belligerent national attitude.

Origin:
1965–70; d(ove)1 + (h)awk1

dawkish, adjective
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dak or dawk (dɑːk, dɔːk)
 
n
a.  a system of mail delivery or passenger transport by relays of bearers or horses stationed at intervals along a route
 b.  (as modifier): dak bearers
 
[C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly]
 
dawk or dawk
 
n
 
[C18: from Hindi dāk, from Sanskrit drāk quickly]

dawk1 (dɔːk)
 
n
a variant spelling of dak

dawk2 (dɔːk)
 
n
dialect a Northern English dialect word for hand

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