- The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales.
Etymology: From Old French dars, nominative form of dart "dace". For a similar loss of R compare bass.
- 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p28
- :Somewhere near at hand, though out of sight, there was a clear, slow-moving stream where were swimming in the pools under the willow trees.
- Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.
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