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dagger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
daggerdag‧ger /ˈdæɡə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 dagger.jpg PMWa short pointed knife used as a weapon2 look daggers at somebody3 be at daggers drawn cloak-and-dagger
Examples from the Corpus
daggerEven though she'd expected it, that smile twisted in Shannon's heart like a dagger.Caterina takes a dagger from the gallery artifact collection and goes to meet him.The two combatants were armed with spears and shields, and each man had sword and dagger at his belt.It was rather like having a heated dagger thrust into the eyeball and twisted, then caustic soda rubbed in the wound.Their relationship is not free and easy but at least Red is no longer looking daggers at her.I jumped to one side, and the dagger went deep into my shoulder.As the dagger went in, the bush turned grey and all its thorns went pale and soft.
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