Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A group of Indic languages spoken in the upper Indus River valley.

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  • n. A member of an ethnic group mainly from northern Pakistan, Kashmir, and parts of Afghanistan.

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  • n. any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan

Etymologies

Devanagari: दारद, Perso-Arabic: دارد (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In these excursions, Edouard was generally accompanied by a thick-set rustic called Dard, who, I believe, purposes to reveal his own character to you, and so save me that trouble.

    White Lies

  • " "Dard," Dessie was a small shadow moving through the gloom, "if our house is gone where are we going to livenow?

    The Stars Are Ours

  • He was sleeked down with the wet then -- he's a lot prettier now -- "She broke off and stopped to address her companion with a series of chirrups such as Dard had heard her use with the wild things of lost Terra.

    The Stars Are Ours

  • "Dard," Dessie was a small shadow moving through the gloom, "if our house is gone where are we going to live now?

    The Stars Are Ours

  • He was sleeked down with the wet then — he's a lot prettier now — "She broke off and stopped to address her companion with a series of chirrups such as Dard had heard her use with the wild things of lost Terra.

    Star Flight

  • "Dard," retorted Jacintha, "if you don't like your place, I'd quit it.

    White Lies

  • Regarding Alice Feiring: I know for a fact that she received large sums of money from the Clos Roche Blanche and Dard & Ribo for her favorable coverage of their wines.

    Anthony Dias Blue, bloggers, and the exposure package | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • I also admit to having a weakness for the song Dard-E-Disco which makes me cringe and dance at the same time ...

    Review & Bollywood

  • Olivier Dard,La synarchie, ou le mythe du complot permanent Paris: Perrin, 1998, p.

    The Sion Revelation

  • The French writer Frédéric Dard was “known for his raffish prose style,” wrote Eric Pace in a Times obituary.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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