adverb, noun Russian.
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noun, plural DAs, DA's.
a male hairstyle, especially of the 1950s, in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head.

euphemistic abbreviation of duck's ass

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abbreviation for
1.  (in the US) District Attorney
2.  Diploma of Art
3.  duck's arse (hairstyle)

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Word Origin & History

Amer.Eng., acronym for district attorney from 1934; for duck's ass haircut (or, as OED would have it, duck's arse), from 1951. So called for the shape of it at the back of the head.
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Medical Dictionary

DA or D.A.
developmental age

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. delayed action

  2. Department of the Army

  3. deposit account

  4. dining area

  5. didn't answer

  6. Dissertation Abstracts

  7. district attorney

  8. Doctor of Arts

  9. doesn't answer

  10. don't answer

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