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Definitions of dagger:

part of speech: noun

A short sword for stabbing: a mark of reference.

part of speech: verb

To pierce or stab with a dagger; to look daggers, to look fiercely or reproachfully: daggers drawn, at enmity.

part of speech: noun

A short weapon for stabbing; a reference mark in printing.

part of speech: noun

A short sword; a poniard; a mark of reference - thus (+).

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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