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Definition of "dague" [dague]

  • A dagger. (noun)
  • A spike-horn, or unbranched antler. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "dague" in a sentence
  • "Gavroche, that is mon dogue, ma dague et ma digue, a slang expression of the Temple, which signifies my dog, my knife, and my wife, greatly in vogue among clowns and the red-tails in the great century when Moliere wrote and Callot drew."
  • "Rudolph carried his bonne dague de Tolède, and, when George Sand dined at a restaurant, her virtue was protected from tyrants by an elegant dagger."
  • "This weapon, upon which we have fallen so unexpectedly, is a true < i > dague </i >, one of those worn by gentlemen in their belts during the sixteenth century."