Dagger

Definition of Dagger

Dag´ger   Pronunciation: ~gẽr
n.1.A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
2.(Print.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [obelisk.
Dagger moth
(Zool.) any moth of the genus Apatalea. The larvæ are often destructive to the foliage of fruit trees, etc.
Dagger of lath
the wooden weapon given to the Vice in the old Moralities.
Double dagger
a mark of reference [- Shak.
To look daggers
to look or speak fiercely or reproachfully.
v. t.1.To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
n.1.A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.

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Calvary cross, Christogram, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Russian cross, T, X, ankh, avellan cross, ax, bayonet, blade, bowie knife, chi, chi-rho, christcross, cold steel, crisscross, cross, cross ancre, cross botonee, cross bourdonee, cross fitche, cross fleury, cross formee, cross fourchee, cross grignolee, cross moline, cross of Cleves, cross of Lorraine, cross patee, cross recercelee, cross-crosslet, crossbones, crosslet, crucifix, cruciform, crux, crux ansata, crux capitata, crux decussata, crux gammata, crux immissa, crux ordinaria, cutlery, cutter, dudgeon, edge tools, ex, exing, fork cross, gammadion, impale, inverted cross, lance, long cross, naked steel, papal cross, pectoral cross, pierce, pigsticker, plunge in, point, poniard, potent cross, puncturer, rood, run through, saber, saltire, sharpener, spear, spike, spit, stab, steel, stick, stiletto, swastika, sword, tau, toad sticker, transfix, transpierce, trefled cross, voided cross, whittle
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