dakoit
dacoit da*coit" (d[.a]*koit"), n. [Hind. [dsdot]akait, [dsdot][=a]k[=a]yat.] One of a class of robbers, in India and Burma (Myanmar), who act in gangs and are usually armed. [Also spelled {dakoit}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Dakoit — Da*koit , n., Dakoity Da*koit y, n. See {Dacoit}, {Dacoity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dakoit — noun a member of an armed gang of robbers • Syn: ↑dacoit • Regions: ↑India, ↑Republic of India, ↑Bharat, ↑Myanmar, ↑Union of Burma, ↑Burma • …   Useful english dictionary

  • dakoit — /deuh koyt /, n. dacoit. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dakoity — Dakoit Da*koit , n., Dakoity Da*koit y, n. See {Dacoit}, {Dacoity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dakoiti — dakoitˈi ● dacoit …   Useful english dictionary

  • dacoit — da*coit (d[.a]*koit ), n. [Hind. [dsdot]akait, [dsdot][=a]k[=a]yat.] One of a class of robbers, in India and Burma (Myanmar), who act in gangs and are usually armed. [Also spelled {dakoit}.] [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dacoit — (Dakoit, Decoit, hindost. Dakait), in Ostindien üblicher Ausdruck für Räuber …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • dacoit — /deuh koyt /, n. (in India and Burma) a member of a class of criminals who engage in organized robbery and murder. Also, dakoit. [1800 10; < Hindi dakait] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bharat — noun a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947 • Syn: ↑India, ↑Republic of India • Derivationally related forms: ↑Indian (for: ↑India) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burma — noun a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal (Freq. 3) much opium is grown in Myanmar • Syn: ↑Myanmar, ↑Union of Burma • Members of this Region: ↑dacoity, ↑dakoity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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