Definition of dagger :
1. A mark of reference in the form of a dagger . It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; - called also obelisk.
2. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
3. A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
4. To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
weapon (part of speech: noun)
Colt, bullet, ammunition, arrow, blowpipe, ax, trigger, Sidewinder, Remington, carbine, Browning, battery, shell, artillery, stiletto, piece, torpedo, peashooter, howitzer, sword, rifle, flamethrower, gun, missile, firearm, knife, spear, shooter, heater, broadsword, blowgun, ordnance, bayonet, machine gun, rocket, musket, bilbo, handgun, machete, lance, weapon, bow and arrow, pistol, armament, revolver, blunderbuss, repeater, saber, cannon, club, mortar, luger, scimitar, mace, weaponry, bomber, muzzle, boomerang, Winchester, shotgun, rapier, claymore, cutlass, bazooka, javelin
- He came running back, and said:-" See this dagger, this belongs to Khanouhen; he says you must give him half a dollar." - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
- You may well turn pale; your dagger is gone!" - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- And until to- morrow morning, neither poison nor dagger! - "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.