dirknoun [ C ]uk /dɜːk/ us /dɝːk/
Examples from literature
- But of the second party, most had pistols at the belt, and almost all had dirks hanging at the pouches which they wore in front.
- He then strapped on the man's dirk, and put his revolver in his pocket.
- I could ward off a blow with a dirk, and then run in upon my enemy.
- She slipped a dirk into him in as matter-of-course a way as another person would have harpooned a rat!
- The lord of the palace, also wearing his sword and dirk, takes his seat on one side.