DAV'IT, n. A beam used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; an operation called fishing the anchor.

DAW, v.i. To dawn.

DAW'DLE, v.i. To waste time; to trifle.

DAW'DLER, n. A trifler.

DAWK, v.t. To cut or mark with an incision.

DAWN, v.i.