Dak

Dak

(dk or dk), n. [Hind. k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt also dawk, and dauk. [India]
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Dak boat, a mail boat. Percy Smith. -- Dak bungalow, a traveler's rest-house at the end of a dak stage. -- To travel by dak, to travel by relays of palanquins or other carriage, as fast as the post along a road.

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Da"ker

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Da"kir

(?), } n. [See Dicker.] (O. Eng. & Scots Law) A measure of certain commodities by number, usually ten or twelve, but sometimes twenty; as, a daker of hides consisted of ten skins; a daker of gloves of ten pairs. Burrill.
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