Part of speech: noun

A short, edged, and pointed weapon, for stabbing, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A reference- mark.

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Usage examples "dagger":

  1. Then with the blade of her dagger she cut the cords which bound him. - "The Chouans", Honore de Balzac.
  2. The examining- magistrate will be here presently; and the fact that the dagger and the pocket- book are in your possession will lead to your immediate arrest. - "The Eight Strokes of the Clock", Maurice Le Blanc.
  3. He fell on his own dagger. - "The Argus Pheasant", John Charles Beecham.