(n.) A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
(n.) 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.
(v. t.) To pierce with a dagger; to stab.
(n.) A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
(1) His children will get used to a father who wears pants, without a dagger, and who does not pick out their nits in public.
(2) Fear of the war between Blairites and Brownites breaking into open riot led to cabinet paralysis, while leadership ambitions warned that he who wields the dagger never wears the crown.
(3) Some daggers have already been drawn – François Rebsamen , said the revelations showed the entire idea of "première dame", was obsolete, adding that scrapping of the office of the first lady would be progress for democracy.
(4) Ennis had hit a jumper just moments before that cut the Flyers' lead down to one and, as everyone on both sides certainly remembered, hit a dagger of a game-winner against Pittsburgh just last month .
(5) The magnificent bronze Beaune Dirk is a princely dagger, but could not have been intended for practical use: the blade was never sharpened, nor the end drilled to attach a wooden hilt.
(6) Joey's slap in the face to his parents is certainly transgressive, "a stunning act of sedition and a dagger to Patty's heart".
(7) Zhang, who directed House of Flying Daggers and Hero, admitted on Sunday to having had three children with his wife.
(8) The pressure dependence of these coefficients shows that the volume of the system decreases upon complex formation and that there is an expansion upon formation of the activated complex (DeltaVdouble dagger is positive).
(9) From the values of the slopes of the Arrhenius plots, the energy of activation (E(a)) for each isoenzyme and isoenzyme variant was determined, and the following thermodynamic activation parameters were calculated at 55 degrees C: the free energy of activation (DeltaG(double dagger)), the activation enthalpy (DeltaH(double dagger)) and the activation entropy (DeltaS(double dagger)).
(10) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Shakespeare Solos: Daniel Mays as Macbeth – ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me?’ “All those shows definitely have a place, but there are a lot of public school actors and writers about at the moment.
(11) Last year she narrowly escaped with her life when a female assassin tried to stab her with a traditional dagger known as a jambiya.
(12) They ranged from tiny dagger size to elaborate, candelabra-esque weapons with multiple ports.
(13) It’s time to wind down cloak-and-dagger efforts to undermine the Cuban regime and try a new approach, the pundits now suggest , presumably as incentive for the Cuban government to loosen its grip on its people.
(14) He's part of a Brooklyn film-making collective, Waverley (heraldic crest: dagger, beer, skull and crossbones, neon green background), with whom he has made shorts and TV shows.
(15) This month the Dagger Awards, run by the Crime Writers Association, celebrated the work of two French writers at its gala awards event.
(16) Both subject groups have difficulties in retrieving words that specify a property relationship to a late acquired stimulus word, as in 'desert-sand', while words that specify an 'is a' relationship with the stimulus word, as in 'dagger-knife', are easily retrieved.
(17) The blade of this dagger can be fixed at right angles to the knife-handle, ready for use just as an "American San Francisco Push-Dagger" or an Indian "katar", obviously very dangerous weapons.
(18) I just wait until I’ve got a character and I think, why would anybody do that, what is it in their background, what is it in their lives makes them do it?” Rendell won prizes including the Crime Writers’ Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for “sustained excellence in crime writing”, and, as a Labour life peer, helped pass a law preventing girls being sent abroad for female genital mutilation.
(19) • This article was amended on 10 February 2016 to clarify ownership of Lawrence’s dagger and robes.
(20) He points out his primary school, his father's church, the house where he was brought up, the hospice where he and Sarah worked unpublicised in the summer of 2009, when the country was in recession and would-be assassins in the Labour party were agonising about whether to unsheathe their daggers.
(n.) A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes.
(n.) A dagger.
(n.) Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat.
(1) I'll do anything: peel spuds, look after the veg, make an impromptu pud.
(2) Even Don Draper might offer to peel the spuds, for Christ's sake.
(3) I had rice and beans owing to a lack of sufficiently high-calibre spuds.
(4) Since their first date – a memorable combination of Spud U Like, bowling and the pictures – the pair have been inseparable.
(5) Excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs) were produced in most EUS and EAS motoneurons by stimulation of ipsilateral and contralateral sensory pudendal (SPud) and superficial perineal (SPeri) cutaneous nerves.
(6) Out there in space, fiddling with his gizmos and worrying his spuds, is Matt Damon .
(7) British scientists working at the government-supported Sainsbury laboratory in Norwich are planning to develop a new variety of super-spud that can resist blight and other diseases and may even be better for us.
(8) The beat still covers traditional areas such as floods, spuds and trees, but it is now centred on science writing, international development and politics, energy, technology, economics, celebrity and lifestyle, as well as business, trade and protest.
(9) A slit lamp, topical anesthesia, and a foreign-body spud greatly facilitate the removal of foreign bodies from the cornea.
(10) That would be a soccer 'trip', the kind where the 'trippee' goes down like a sack of spuds despite not remotely having been touched by the 'tripper'.
(11) It’s a matriarchal story in which dim-but-nice men named Spud and Drum adhere to the rules laid out by their female counterparts.
(12) I have even poached a duck egg in the top as a super special treat.It can also be a really good way to use up leftover stock from cooking a ham and roast spuds and sprouts for Christmas lunch.
(13) Harry Leslie Smith, activist Facebook Twitter Pinterest Harry Leslie Smith The leaders’ debate reminded me of the fruit and veg mongers of my youth who with bluster and bluff tried to convince weary shoppers that their spuds or apples were the best at market.
(14) SERVES 8 new potatoes 1kg (Ratte, Desiree or Maris Piper) water 2 litres salt 49g milk 200g unsalted butter 750g Choose your spud We use a French new potato called Ratte, which has a buttery texture, but you could also use Desiree or Maris Piper.
(15) Knobbly carrots, wonky spuds, bent courgettes and discoloured cauliflowers will return to supermarket shelves after one of the worst growing seasons farmers have experienced in decades.
(16) He goes down like a sack of spuds, and is booked for his trouble.