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dart / därt/ • n. 1. a small pointed missile that can be thrown or fired. ∎  a small pointed missile with a feather or plastic tail, used in the game of darts. ∎  an act of running somewhere suddenly and rapidly: the cat made a dart for the door. ∎  Zool. a dartlike calcareous organ of a snail forming part of the reproductive system, exchanged during copulation. 2. a tapered tuck stitched into a garment in order to shape it. • v. [intr.] move or run somewhere suddenly or rapidly. ∎  [tr.] cast (a look or one's eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction: she darted a glance across the table. ∎  [tr.] archaic throw (a missile). ∎  [tr.] shoot (an animal) with a dart, typically in order to administer a drug.

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dart pointed missile to be hurled through the air. XIV. — OF. dart (mod. dard):- Gmc. *daroðaz spear, lance, repr. by OE. daroð, OHG. tart, ON. darraðr.
Hence dart vb. cast as a dart XIV; move swiftly XVII.

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dart

dart. Part of the egg-and-dart or egg-and-anchor ornament.

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dartapart, apparat, art, baht, Bart, Barthes, cart, carte, chart, clart, dart, Eilat, fart, ghat, Gujarat, Gujrat, hart, Harte, heart, heart-to-heart, impart, Jat, kart, kyat, Maat, Mansart, mart, outsmart, part, quarte, salat, savate, Scart, smart, start, tart, zakat •Hobart • wallchart • flow chart •Bogart • Stuttgart • Earhart •greenheart • sweetheart • Leichhardt •Reinhardt • Bernhardt • handcart •Descartes • dogcart • go-kart •pushcart • dustcart • rampart •forepart • underpart • Bonaparte •counterpart • Bundesrat • Robsart •Mozart • Hallstatt • kick-start •push-start • upstart

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DArt

DArt Doctor of Art

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