darb

\\ˈdärb\ noun (-s)
Etymology: perhaps alteration of dab (VI)
slang : something superlative

a darb of a black eye

a regular little darb

* * *

darb «dahrb», noun.
U.S. Slang. an excellent or admirable person or thing: »

The children…are three little darbs (Time).

[origin uncertain]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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