[ UK /dˈæɡɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdæɡɝ/ ]
  1. a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
  2. a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
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How To Use dagger In A Sentence

  • Oman: three horizontal bands of white, red, and green of equal width with a broad, vertical, red band on the hoist side; the national emblem (a khanjar dagger in its sheath superimposed on two crossed swords in scabbards) in white is centered at the top of the vertical band The 2001 CIA World Factbook
  • The Queen pulled back on the cross, leaving the Governess holding the thin tapered dagger that had been concealed inside. 365 tomorrows » 2008 » May : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • In Yemen, for example, rhino horn is carved into handles used in daggers called jambiyas.
  • Honsha carries are a sword with a snaky curved blade and a short dagger - like weapon with a slightly longer hilt and a blade curved backwards.
  • The crew snarled like roused curs, and some made as if to stand, hands clasping the hilts of cutlasses and swords, daggers and stilettos.
  • She took a leather strap and buckled it around my wrist, attaching the dagger to it, pulling the sleeve down to conceal the weapon.
  • By their very nature, underworld deals are negotiated and sealed in cloak-and-dagger secrecy.
  • The dagger slid smoothly down the front of his tunic, each button snapped off easily until only one separated his bare chest from the cold dagger.
  • At my elbow lies my running - or treasure-bag, surrounded by my cabas filled with hair-pins, starch, and a band I was embroidering, etc.; near it lie our combs, etc., and the whole is crowned by my dagger; - by the way, I must add Miriam's pistol which she has forgotten, A Confederate girl's diary,
  • The hired thugs, both in front and behind him, lowered their daggers and craned forward in anticipation.
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