Definition of Dakoit

1. Noun. A member of an armed gang of robbers.

Exact synonyms: Dacoit
Geographical relationships: Burma, Myanmar, Union Of Burma, Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief



Definition of Dakoit

1. n. See Dacoit, Dacoity.

Definition of Dakoit

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dacoit) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dakoit

1. dacoit [n -S] - See also: dacoit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dakoit

daisylike
daisywheel
daisywheel printer
daisywheel printers
daisywheels
dak
dak bungalow
daker
daker hen
dakered
dakerhen
dakerhens
dakering
dakers
dakoit (current term)
dakoiti
dakoities
dakoitis
dakoits
dakoity
dakota group
dakotas
daks
dakuten
dal
dal segno
dalapon
dalapons
dalasi

Literary usage of Dakoit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"His forces were routed, and he fled with his father and the noted dakoit chief Bo Le into the mountains. The country was scoured by flying parties searching ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See e-rukt", <'r(jr. dakoit, dacoit (da-koif), n. ... One who is robbed by a dakoit. [Bare.] It may be a pleasanter game to play the dacoit than the ..."

3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"... and belongs to any part of India. The profession have particular stations, where they generally murder, throwing the body into a well. The dakoit ..."

4. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"-a. dais*, not dais. dakoit, use dac-*. Dakota, off. abbr. Dak. Dalai Lama, the Grand Lama of Tibet. d'Alembert (J. le R), 1717-83, math. ..."

5. Himalayan journals; or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"The profession have particular stations, which they generally select for murder, throwing the body of their victim into a well. The dakoit ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"It having been shown that the local government had official reports proving that the murderer was Bocho, a still uncaptured dakoit chief, ..."

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