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Dagger meaning

dagger - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
  2. 2. To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
  3. 3. A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
  4. 4. A mark of reference in the form of a dagger []. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; - called also obelisk.
  5. 5. Short stabbing sword; a mark of reference.

dagger - examples of usage

  1. Rohscheimer, with his eyes fixed on the dagger, shuddered violently. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
  2. Then, lifting up a gilt dagger, Hung low down by his knee, He stabb'd the knight, the standard bore, He stabb'd him cruellie; Then caught the standard by the neuk, And fast away rode he. - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
  3. " It is said that the dagger of the assassin cannot reach him,- that often has his life been attempted, but each attempt has failed. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
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