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dak


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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] 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dak 
  n  :  East  Indian  tree  bearing  a  profusion  of  intense  vermilion 
  velvet-textured  blooms  and  yielding  a  yellow  dye  [syn:  {dhak}, 
  {palas},  {Butea  frondosa},  {Butea  monosperma}] 




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