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 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 bungalow — see ↑dak • • • Main Entry: ↑bungalow dak bungalow noun A house for travellers in India • • • Main Entry: ↑dak * * * dak bungalow UK [ˈdæk ˌbʌŋɡələʊ] US [ˌdæk ˈbʌŋɡəloʊ] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • dak bungalow — UK [ˈdæk ˌbʌŋɡələʊ] / US [ˌdæk ˈbʌŋɡəloʊ] noun [countable] Word forms dak bungalow : singular dak bungalow plural dak bungalows Indian English a house where travellers can stay, used especially by government officials …   English dictionary

  • dak bungalow — noun An inn or house for travellers along a dak route. Some of the dâk bungalows on the Grand Trunk Road have handy little cemeteries in their compound [...] …   Wiktionary

  • dak bungalow — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary A government guest house, often in a remote location, where no hotels may exist …   English dialects glossary

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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 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… …   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

  • dawk — 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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