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- n. An ornamental cutting of the edges of garments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An ornamental cutting of the edges of garments, introduced about a. d. 1346, according to the Chronicles of St Albans.
I did use wax twice before: Once on the kruseler I've made, and once more to seal dagges cut from fine silk cloth.
But it worked, for the straight edges as well as for the oakleaf dagges.
After doing the dagges, I set to work with the wax.
I finished the dagges on the hood cape yesterday, including the waxing, and I finished pinking almost all the dagging for the liripipe, so there's some more waxing on today's agenda.
Pinking dagges is fun, and the tool will bite easily through several layers of the cloth at once, but it sure pays to work carefully.
The common horseman hath nothing els but his bow in his case vnder his right arme, and his quiuer and sword hanging on the left side: except some fewe that beare a case of dagges, or a Iauelin, or short staffe along their horse side.
Each horseman to have a staffe  and a case of dagges,  and his livery  to be of the colour aforesaid.
The general then delivered his present, consisting of a basin of silver, having a fountain in the middle of it, weighing 205 ounces; a large standing cup of silver; a rich mirror; a head-piece with a plume of feathers; a _case of very fair dagges_ ;
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