dak

dak

[dawk, dahk]
noun
1.
transportation by relays of people or horses, especially in the East Indies.
2.
mail delivered by such transportation.
Also, dauk, dawk.


Origin:
1820–30; < Hindi ḍāk

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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]

Dak.
 
abbreviation for
Dakota

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