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daud

/dɔːd; dɒd/
noun
1.
(Scot) a lump or chunk of something
Word Origin
C18: from earlier dad to strike, of unknown origin
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  • daud had not exaggerated matters; to clamber down the scarped sides was beyond the powers of man.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • For a moment daud imagined that the belt lying before him was his to take away, if he had a mind to do so.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • With what excitement we listened to daud's account of his wanderings can be imagined.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • Moreover, he presented daud with a handsome inlaid knife, as a reward for his services.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • daud confessed to us that he had no very high opinion of the Hindu astrologer.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • Crossing the river by swimming, we moved north again, and soon hit off daud's old track, after which all was plain sailing.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • Faris was to try his luck first; daud was to follow; then Sedjur, myself, and the Aeniza in succession.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • In his irritation daud allowed himself to be led into hasty expressions.

  • Sedjur's mission had been successful, and with him rode daud and another of the Shammar.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman

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