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Word of the Day 05/29/21 Darg

Darg (noun)
darg [ dahrg ]


noun
1. Scot. and North England. a day's work.
2. Australian. a fixed or definite amount of work; a work quota.

Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English dawerk, daiwerk,Old English dægweorc, equivalent to dægday + weorcwork

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR DARG
Mooser, 33, and Darg, 34, spent a decade working in development.
NEW SITE RYOT COMBINES BREAKING NEWS WITH ACTIVISM|NINA STROCHLIC|JULY 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Darg adds that RYOT can point concerned readers in a direction they may not have considered previously.
NEW SITE RYOT COMBINES BREAKING NEWS WITH ACTIVISM|NINA STROCHLIC|JULY 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST

But to ken that ane's purpose is right, and to make their heart strong, is the way to get through the warst day's darg.
THE HEART OF MID-LOTHIAN, VOLUME 2, ILLUSTRATED|SIR WALTER SCOTT

The cook called him "my darg," and the men called the cook "Curry and Rice," with "old" before it mostly.
WHILE THE BILLY BOILS|HENRY LAWSON

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