Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dagger.
  • noun A spike-horn, or unbranched antler.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Gavroche, that is mon dogue, ma dague et ma digue, a slang expression of the Temple, which signifies my dog, my knife, and my wife, greatly in vogue among clowns and the red-tails in the great century when Moliere wrote and Callot drew.

    Les Miserables

  • Rudolph carried his bonne dague de Tolède, and, when George Sand dined at a restaurant, her virtue was protected from tyrants by an elegant dagger.

    Criticisms and Interpretations. II. By Andrew Lang

  • This weapon, upon which we have fallen so unexpectedly, is a true < i > dague , one of those worn by gentlemen in their belts during the sixteenth century.

    Voyage au centre de la terre. English

  • There was besides, in Montparnasse's sentence, a literary beauty which was lost upon Gavroche, that is mon dogue, ma dague et ma digue, a slang expression of the Temple, which signifies my dog, my knife, and my wife, greatly in vogue among clowns and the red-tails in the great century when Moliere wrote and Callot drew.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • There was besides, in Montparnasse's sentence, a literary beauty which was lost upon Gavroche, that is mon dogue, ma dague et ma digue, a slang expression of the Temple, which signifies my dog, my knife, and my wife, greatly in vogue among clowns and the red-tails in the great century when Moliere wrote and Callot drew.

    Les Misérables

  • No dague-hilts, no buckles are to be worn, save those that he fashions; and -- an he live, and the House of York prosper -- verily, Master

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • Those hildings have stolen my mantle (which, I perceive, by the way, is but a rustic garment, now laid aside for the super-tunic), and my hat and dague, nor have they left even a half groat to supply their place.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • Those hildings have stolen my mantle (which, I perceive, by the way, is but a rustic garment, now laid aside for the super - tunic), and my hat and dague, nor have they left even a half groat to supply their place.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 01

  • No dague-hilts, no buckles are to be worn, save those that he fashions; and -- an he live, and the House of York prosper -- verily,

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 08

  • a fit of jealousy stabbed Aupusoi to death with a hand-dague (dagger); the first stroke opened his left side, the second his belly, and the third his breast; he never stirred, although he had a knife in his belt, and died instantly.

    Pioneers in Canada

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