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Dagger


DAG'GER, noun

1. A short sword; a poniard.

2. In fencing schools, a blunt blade of iron with a basket hilt, used for defense.

3. With printers, and obelisk, or obelus, a mark of reference in the form of a dagger

DAGGER, verb transitive To pierce with a dagger; to stab.