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darg

(dɑːɡ)
n
dialect Scot and Northern English a day's work
[C15: formed by syncope from day-work]

Darg

 a specific quantity of work, usually, the product of a day’s work.
Examples: darg of hay, 1605; a darg of marl [the amount dug in a day], 1794.
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Darg, vice-president of international operations for Operation Blessing International, a disaster relief non-government organisation, brings the bread back to where he sleeps each night on a cot - the operations centre for the city government.
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Memory is the meeting-point between deeply personal forces and forces of history ("the nailer's darg"), or literature (Ruskin's Fors Clavigera), or even the weather.
Darg said villagers in the countryside around Saint-Marc were begging for clean water.
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Sutton Coldfield Town slipped to a 2-0 defeat at home to AFC Sudbury, with goals from Rhys Darg and Kevin Hawes.
DESIGN TEAM: Greg Woollums, Principal-in-Charge; Tom Johnston, Project Architect (KKE Architects, Inc.); General Contractor (The Weitz Company); Mechanical and Electrical Engineer (Morrissey Engineering, Inc.); Civil Engineer (Olsson Associates); Structural Engineer (Darg, Bolgrean, Menk, Inc.)
those persons who joined the OLF during Darg era and later deserted the OLF,
But as I was reading, a short passage from the magnificent twenty-fifth of Geoffrey Hill's Mercian Hymns kept running through my mind: 'Brooding on the eightieth letter of Fors Clavigera, I speak this in memory of my grandmother, whose childhood and prime womanhood were spent in the nailer's darg.' Here, with the further image of the' face hare-lipped by the searing wire', there seems to me to be an immediacy of brutalization and waste which goes beyond the attempted systematizations and posturings that characterize many of the earlier attitudes to work; perhaps, after all, and despite the collusions of the rationalists and the non-rationalists, other dimensions do still persist.
LIVERPOOL: Martin, Barragan, Smith, Antwi, Roque, Peltier, Anderson (Threlfall 81), Idrizaj, Calliste (Lindfield 67), Guthrie (Flynn 75), Foy WEST BROM: Daniels, Davies, Baker, Sissoko, Martinez, Darg (Fitzpatrick 58), Carter, Kozak, Elvins, Nicholson, Inamoto
Kevin Smith bagged a hat-trick while Kevin Kyle scored twice and West Brom's Rhys Darg contributed an own goal.