Dak boat
Dak Dak (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt also {dawk}, and {dauk}. [India] [1913 Webster]

{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.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dak — (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; spelt also {dawk}, and {dauk}. [India] [1913 Webster] {Dak boat}, a mail boat. Percy Smith. {Dak bungalow}, a traveler s rest house at the end of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dak bungalow — Dak Dak (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; spelt also {dawk}, and {dauk}. [India] [1913 Webster] {Dak boat}, a mail boat. Percy Smith. {Dak bungalow}, a traveler s rest house at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To travel by dak — Dak Dak (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; spelt also {dawk}, and {dauk}. [India] [1913 Webster] {Dak boat}, a mail boat. Percy Smith. {Dak bungalow}, a traveler s rest house at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dauk — Dak Dak (d[add]k or d[aum]k), n. [Hind. [dsdot][=a]k.] Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; spelt also {dawk}, and {dauk}. [India] [1913 Webster] {Dak boat}, a mail boat. Percy Smith. {Dak bungalow}, a traveler s rest house at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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