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1) 11522. Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:11522 QUOTATION:Derk was the night as pich or as the cole,And at the windowe out she putte hir hole,And Absolon, him fil no bet ne wers,But with his mouth...

2) 66618. Young, Douglas. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:66618 QUOTATION:Hit's growin, stark and heich,derk and straucht and sinister,kirkyairdie-like and dreich.But whaur's the Minister? ATTRIBUTION:Douglas Young...

3) tarragon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Medieval Greek tarkhon, from Arabic arn, perhaps from Greek drakon, dragon, tarragon. See derk- in Appendix I....

4) dragon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...English, from Old French, from Latin draco, dracon-, large serpent, from Greek drakon. See derk- in Appendix I....

5) dark. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...In a state of ignorance; uninformed: kept me in the dark about their plans. Middle English derk, from Old English deorc.darkish -ADJECTIVEdarkly -ADVERBdarkness -NOUNdark,...

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