Meaning of DAGGER in English

DAGGER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

draw

He quietly drew his dagger and braced himself.

At last he could resist the devil's prompting no longer; he drew his dagger and split the reed.

look

Their relationship is not free and easy but at least Red is no longer looking daggers at her.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

look daggers at sb

Their relationship is not free and easy but at least Red is no longer looking daggers at her.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As the dagger went in, the bush turned grey and all its thorns went pale and soft.

Caterina takes a dagger from the gallery artifact collection and goes to meet him.

Even though she'd expected it, that smile twisted in Shannon's heart like a dagger .

I jumped to one side, and the dagger went deep into my shoulder.

It was rather like having a heated dagger thrust into the eyeball and twisted, then caustic soda rubbed in the wound.

The two combatants were armed with spears and shields, and each man had sword and dagger at his belt.

Their relationship is not free and easy but at least Red is no longer looking daggers at her.

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