Dalk definition

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(now rare) A hollow or depression.
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Noun

Singular:
dalk
Plural:
dalks

Origin of dalk

  • From Middle English dalke, dalk, from Old English dalc (“clasp, buckle, brooch, bracelet”), from Proto-Germanic *dalkaz (“clasp, pin”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelg- (“to stick; needle, pin”). Cognate with Icelandic dálkur (“cloak-pin”), Latin falx (“scythe”).

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  • Perhaps a diminutive of dale, dell.

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