Darg definition

(in Scotland and northern English dialects) A day’s work, the task of a day; also, 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.
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(dialect) Informal form of dog.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of darg - dargue

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
darg
Plural:
dargs

Origin of darg

  • First attested in late Middle English; a syncopic form of daywork, developed through the series of forms: dayworkdaywerkdaywarkdawark → *da’arkdarkdarg.

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  • The ŏ of dog (dŏg) has merged with ä in many American dialects.

    From Wiktionary