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Definition of Dagger


  1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
  2. 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.
  3. To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
  4. A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
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Dagger Translations

dagger in Danish is dolk
dagger in Dutch is dolk
dagger in French is surin
dagger in German is Dolch
dagger in Italian is pugnale
dagger in Norwegian is dolk
dagger in Spanish is daga
dagger in Swedish is dolk