daker

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See dicker.

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daker (plural dakers)

  1. (obsolete, law, UK, Scotland) A measure of certain commodities by number, usually ten or twelve, but sometimes twenty; as, a daker of hides consisted of ten skins; a daker of gloves of ten pairs.
    • 1866: The dicker, or daker, was ten, and is found, though generally at later times than the period before us, as a measure for hides and gloves. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, p. 171.
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