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  • n. Sword.

Etymologies

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From German Degen.

Examples

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    Boing Boing

  • a mighty sight of difference between gents like them pards of mine an 'degen'rates of the tribe of Silver Phil.

    Wolfville Nights

  • "Doc Peets allers allows this Silver Phil is a 'degen'rate;' leastwise that's the word Peets uses.

    Wolfville Nights

  • Yes | No | Report from mike degen wrote 1 year 8 weeks ago

    Monster November Velvet Buck

  • Yes | No | Report from mike degen wrote 1 year 8 weeks ago thats awsome something wisconsin should look into. there is nothing better than takeing a kid hunting and showing them the ropes.

    More Young Guns

  • In mai howse, dey stahrt bai kissin, but den it degen… deegener…bweaks daon inta a brawl anna ful-awn fite.

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  • From that moment on, the battle for City-of-the-Pyramid degen - erated into barbaric ruthlessness, for each morning the Spaniards assembled in mute rage to watch the priests atop the pyramid cut out the heart of another comrade, and during the course of the day the invaders killed - not always quickly - any Indians they caught.

    Mexico

  • He says "The CANDY BAR you degen-a-rut" and he grabs me.

    Talkin' Candy Bar Blues

  • Ganther ande Geruot, die recken lobelieh, und Giselher der iunge, ein uz erwelter degen, diu frouwe was ir swester, die fu'rsten hetens in ir pflegen.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • Where men rule, it is the way of men to reward women for their caresses, and the practice of course tends to degen -

    The Dominant Sex: A Study in the Sociology of Sex Differentiation, by Mathilde and Mathias Vaerting; translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul

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