dudgeon


1dud·geon

noun \ˈdə-jən\

Definition of DUDGEON

1
obsolete :  a wood used especially for dagger hilts
2
a archaic :  a dagger with a handle of dudgeon
b obsolete :  a haft made of dudgeon

Origin of DUDGEON

Middle English dogeon, from Anglo-French digeon, dogeon
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with DUDGEON

2dudgeon

noun

Definition of DUDGEON

:  a fit or state of indignation —often used in the phrase in high dudgeon

Origin of DUDGEON

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1573

Rhymes with DUDGEON

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