from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See dak.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb See dawk, v. t., to cut or gush.


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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

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • 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.

    Tom Brown at Oxford

  • 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.

    Travels in India during the years 1780, 1781, 1782 and 1783


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