from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. See dawk, v. t., to cut or gush.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See dak.
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A step farther and our gaze was riveted by the modest purity of the spotless japonica, the fragrant tuberose and Cape jessamine, the graceful passion-flower, with its royal beauty and storied reminiscences, the peerless dauk-málé, fragrant and fair, the _Kalla
After the sea voyage there isn't much above 1,000 miles to come by dauk; and tell her, with my compliments, he is well worth coming twice the distance for.
A FEW weeks after my arrival in Bengal, an opportunity offered itfelf, which I immediately embraced, to make drawings of part of the country, as high as Mongheir, on the Ganges, a diftance of three hundred Englifh miles; and I proceeded on this journey in the middle of the month of April following, by dauk bearers (in a pallankeen) or pal - lankeen carriers.
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