daggernoun [ C ]uk /ˈdæɡ.ər/ us /ˈdæɡ.ɚ/
Examples from literature
- But even as he inflicted the death-wound, he received a mortal blow from the dagger of the Dane, and the two chiefs fell together.
- Diego Mendez thereupon drew a dagger and killed him.
- The light of the torch fell upon the handle of a dagger in his girdle.
- Then it was as if Don José 's dagger plunged into my heart, not Carmen's.
- Then was silence for a moment, while I for my part drew my dagger.