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Tuesday, June 28

Darg

[darg]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: English, early 15th century

1.

A day's work

2.

A defined quantity or amount of work, or of the product of work, done in a certain time or at a certain rate of payment; a task.

Examples of Darg in a sentence

"Seamus knew he had a darg of work to finish by 5 p.m."

"The teacher finished writing the darg of lesson plans by noon."

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About Darg

This word comes from the Middle English “dawerk” or “daywork,” stemming from the Old English “dægweorc,” from “dæg,” meaning “day,” and “weorc” meaning “work.”

Did you Know?

Darg is also the name of a village in the Sughd Region of northern Tajikistan. It is part of the Shamtuch municipality in the Ayni district. Tajikistan is a Central Asian country surrounded by China, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Much of the country is mountainous, making it a popular locale for hiking and climbing.

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