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Definition of the noun dacoit
What does dacoit mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: dacoits
- a member of an armed gang of robbers
Dacoit is a fictional character from the 1977 film Daku Aur Mahatma.
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Faith and Freedom (1995)
Women's Human Rights in the Muslim World by Mahnaz Afkhami
a dacoit is a robber belonging to an armed gang. The term, being current in Bengal, got into the Penal code. By law, to constitute dacoity there must be ...
Verdict On India (2013)
by Beverley Nichols
The dacoit is the cutthroat, the strangler of little children, the sneakthief, the raper of women in the dark. One had hoped that Stafford Cripps was a cut above all that. Those champions of India—Mr. Sorensen, M.P., and Miss Ethel Mannin, the ...
by Kovuuri G. Reddy
D DACOIT, BANDIT A dacoit is a robber/bandit usually armed 114 Handbook of Journalism and Media.
Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall
dacoitery — a dacoit is a member of an Indian or ...
Handbook on Prisons (2016)
by Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett
The word dacoit means brigand, or a member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in the forests and mountains. In common parlance, it came to mean planned and armed robbery in gangs. See for instance Van Woerkens 1995.
Dacoit, dakoit′, n. one of a gang of robbers in India and Burma—alsoDakoit′. —ns.
by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen
Dacoit see Lutaru Dacoit«s Damsel see Lutaru ...
by Walter William Skeat
Dacoit, a robber. (Hind.) Hind. dakait, a robber belonging to an armed gang (Yule ). Der. dacoit-y, robbery. Dado. (Ital. — L.) Formerly used of the die, or square part in the middle of the pedestal of a column ; afterwards applied to the part ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
DACOIT—DACTY Ll UM . DACOIT, n. ddk'oyt; Dacorrv, n. dd- koy'ti:...
robber, dacoit. to disagree. almost, on the point of, imminent, impending. sweet. calm, silence. remain, stop; securely, firmly. condensed, concentrated (solution). palanquin bridge, culvert. available. to wallow, grovel. hahitable, medium-sized ...
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Video shows what dacoit means. A bandit or armed robber, especially in India, Pakistan, and the surrounding region.. Dacoit Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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Scrabble value of D2A1C3O1I1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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