Dacoity definition

də-koitē
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Robbery by a band or gang of dacoits.
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Robbery by dacoits.
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Gang robbery carried out by dacoits.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of dacoity - decoity, dakoity

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dacoity
Plural:
dacoities

Origin of dacoity

  • Hindi ḍakaitī from ḍakait dacoit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • dacoit +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary