dagger dagger  /ˈdæ ɡər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
  2. (n) a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A mustachioed bandit with pistols at his sash and a dagger in his hand is suddenly pounced upon by an unarmed man of burly figure clad in impeccable morning clothes.
  2. Five years ago, a policeman was caught creeping up to her house with a dagger.
  3. A newcomer is initiated by being anointed with sweet water that has been stirred in an iron bowl with a double-edged dagger.

News

  1. Whistle takes away Hawks goal in 1st

    Oh, what might have been. Leading 1-0 on Patrick Sharp's goal midway through the first period and looking in full control against a Boston team clearly on its heels, the Blackhawks looked like they had just applied a mini-dagger to the Bruins.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  2. Dogs Gone Viral Gather Together

    What happens when four dogs made famous by the Internet take a photo together?   It goes viral, of course. Four-legged stars Tuna, Dagger, Trotter and Biggie — each with its own devoted Instagram following — met up Saturday in San Francisco’s Alamo Square Park for...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

  3. Instagram Celebrity Dogs, Tuna, Biggie, Trotter and Dagger, Instameet In San Francisco (PHOTO)

    If you hear the words Tuna, Dagger, Trotter or Biggie and don't immediately pull up Instagram to check what your favorite dogs are doing, you, my friend, are behind the times.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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Quotes

  1. "A huge momentum play," Kevin Garnett said. "I wouldn't say the dagger, but it was definitely a momentum shift carrying into our direction."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Kevin Garnett Source: Boston Herald

  2. "That was like a small, little dagger," Els said.
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Ernie Els Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Sony has engaged in a technological version of cloak-and-dagger deceit against consumers by hiding secret files on their computers," Abbott said in a written statement. "Consumers who purchased a Sony CD thought they were buying music....
    on Nov 22, 2005 By: Greg Abbott Source: BusinessWeek

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