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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Post; mail; also, the mail or postal arrangements; -- spelt also dawk, and dauk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the East Indies, the post; a relay of men, as for carrying letters, despatches, etc., or travelers in palanquins.
  • n. An abbreviation of Dakota.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye

Etymologies

From Hindi, Marathi डाक (ḍāk). (Wiktionary)

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