dudgeon-dagger love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dagger having an ornamental hilt of wood; hence, a dagger of any sort, but especially one carried by a civilian, and not a weapon of war.

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Examples

  • A belt round his waist served at once to sustain the broad-sword which we have already mentioned, and to hold five or six arrows and bird-bolts, which were stuck into it on the right side, along with a large knife hilted with buck-horn, or, as it was then called, a dudgeon-dagger.

    The Monastery

  • Spaniard — a book at his girdle, and a broad dudgeon-dagger on the other side, to show him half-pedant, half-bully.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • --- Be active a bit, man, wilt thou, and just force open his teeth with the haft of thy dudgeon-dagger. ''

    The Talisman

  • Be active a bit, man, wilt thou, and just force open his teeth with the haft of thy dudgeon-dagger.”

    The Talisman

  • Bid me give him three inches of my dudgeon-dagger, and I will do it much more willingly than present him with thy packet.”

    Woodstock

  • -- Bid me give him three inches of my dudgeon-dagger, and I will do it much more willingly than present him with thy packet. "

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

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