The Meaning of d

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Dabchick

n.
A small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe.

Daboia

n.
A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).

Dabster

n.
One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.

Dacapo

From the beginning; a direction to return to, and end with, the first strain; -- indicated by the letters D. C. Also, the strain so repeated.

Dace

n.
A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.

Dachshund

n.
One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.

Dacian

a.
Of or pertaining to Dacia or the Dacians.

Dacian

n.
A native of ancient Dacia.

Dacoit

n.
One of a class of robbers, in India, who act in gangs.

Dacoity

n.
The practice of gang robbery in India; robbery committed by dacoits.

Dacotahs

n. pl.
Same as Dacotas.

Dactyl

n.
A poetical foot of three sylables (-- ~ ~), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented; as, L. tegm/n/, E. mer\\b6ciful; -- so called from the similarity of its arrangement to that of the joints of a finger.

Dactyl

n.
A finger or toe; a digit.

Dactyl

n.
The claw or terminal joint of a leg of an insect or crustacean.

Dactylar

a.
Pertaining to dactyl; dactylic.

Dactylar

a.
Of or pertaining to a finger or toe, or to the claw of an insect crustacean.

Dactylet

n.
A dactyl.

Dactylic

a.
Pertaining to, consisting chiefly or wholly of, dactyls; as, dactylic verses.

Dactylic

n.
A line consisting chiefly or wholly of dactyls; as, these lines are dactylics.

Dactylic

n.
Dactylic meters.
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