dak bungalow

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dak bungalow (plural dak bungalows)

  1. (India) An inn or house for travellers along a dak-route.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘My Own True Ghost Story’, The Phantom ’Rickshaw and Other Tales, Folio Society 2005, pp. 103-4:
      Some of the dâk-bungalows on the Grand Trunk Road have handy little cemeteries in their compound [...].