Definition of Daggers

1. Noun. (plural of dagger) ¹



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Definition of Daggers

1. dagger [v] - See also: dagger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daggers

daggas
dagged
dagger
dagger board
dagger fern
daggerboard
daggerboards
daggered
daggerless
daggerlike
daggerman
daggermen
daggerpoint
daggerpoints
daggers (current term)
daggier
daggiest
daggily
dagging
daggings
daggle
daggle-tail
daggled
daggles
daggling
daggy
daglock
daglocks
dagmars

Literary usage of Daggers

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"BREECHED, is applied to daggers by Shakespeare, in a manner that has much ... There, the murderers Steep'd in the colours of their trade, their daggers ..."

2. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Arg. three daggers in pale gu., on a chief az. as many mullets of the ... Gu. three daggers pale-ways arg. surmounted of as many wolves' heads couped or. ..."

3. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons, and Ornaments of Great Britain and by John Evans (1881)
"The tang, unlike that of the daggers described at the beginning of the last chapter, is long and narrow, and tapers away from the blade. ..."

4. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... Described—Their Trained Assassins—How they lurked in Hedges with Sharpened daggers—Plutarch's Account—Workingmen their Victims—Systematic Decimation of ..."

5. History of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson (1881)
"The blade was short, not exceeding eight or ten inches Egyptian daggers. in length,8 and tapered gradually from end to end, terminating in an exceedingly ..."

6. Souvenirs of Madame Vigée Le Brun: With a Portrait Engraved from an Original by Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Morris Franklin Tyler (1879)
"Piazza of St. Peter's—daggers—The Princesse Joseph de Monaco— The Duchesse ... I am told that all the lower class of women wear daggers ; the men I know are ..."

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