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dagger

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noun dag·ger \ˈda-gər\

Simple Definition of dagger

  • : a sharp pointed knife that is used as a weapon

Full Definition of dagger

  1. 1 :  a sharp pointed knife for stabbing

  2. 2 a :  something that resembles a dagger b :  a character † used as a reference mark or to indicate a death date

dag·ger·like play \-ˌlīk\ adjective
at daggers drawn
  1. :  in a state of open hostility or conflict

look daggers or stare daggers
  1. :  to stare angrily <they looked daggers at each other across the table>

Origin of dagger

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century



DAGGER Defined for Kids

dagger

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noun dag·ger \ˈda-gər\

Definition of dagger

  1. :  a short knife used for stabbing





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