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dagger

noun

1 dagger

A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.

synonym: sticker.

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... show more

Roget 830: painfulness etc. adj.; trouble, care etc. (pain) 828; trial; affliction, infliction; blow, stroke, burden, ... show more

Dutch: dolk
Polish: sztylet



2 dagger

A character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote.

synonym: obelisk.


Moby thesaurus: Calvary cross, Christogram, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Russian cross, T, X, ankh, avellan cross, ax, bayonet, blade, bowie knife, chi, chi-rho, christcross, cold steel, crisscross ... show more.

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