Meaning of DAGGER in English

DAGGER

noun a timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.

2. dagger ·vt to pierce with a dagger; to stab.

3. dagger ·noun a short weapon used for stabbing. this is the general term: ·cf. poniard, stiletto, bowie knife, dirk, misericorde, anlace.

4. dagger ·noun a mark of reference in the form of a dagger . it is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page;

— called also obelisk.

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