Double dagger
Dagger Dag"ger (-g[~e]r), n. [Cf. OE. daggen to pierce, F. daguer. See {Dag} a dagger.] 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. {Poniard}, {Stiletto}, {Bowie knife}, {Dirk}, {Misericorde}, {Anlace}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Print.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [[dagger]]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also {obelisk}. [1913 Webster]

{Dagger moth} (Zo["o]l.), any moth of the genus {Apatalea}. The larv[ae] are often destructive to the foliage of fruit trees, etc.

{Dagger of lath}, the wooden weapon given to the Vice in the old Moralities. --Shak.

{Double dagger}, a mark of reference [[dag]] which comes next in order after the dagger.

{To look daggers}, or {To speak daggers}, to look or speak fiercely or reproachfully. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Double dagger — Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double Dagger — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Double Dagger Título Double Dagger Ficha técnica Dirección Pablo Veliz Reparto Sandra Echeverría Gerardo Valdivia LaVar Veale Jason Cox …   Wikipedia Español

  • double dagger — n. a symbol (‡) used as a reference mark; diesis: cf. DAGGER …   English World dictionary

  • Double Dagger — For other uses, see Dagger (typography). Double Dagger Double Dagger live in Baltimore, 2009 Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • double dagger — Diesis Di e*sis, n.; pl. {Dieses}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to let go through, dissolve; dia through + ? to let go, send.] 1. (Mus.) A small interval, less than any in actual practice, but used in the mathematical calculation of intervals. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double dagger — Двойной дэггер, Даблдэггер, Двойной крест (Double Dagger)     Знак ‡. Один из знаков сноски, применяемый в Англии и Америке …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • double dagger — (also double obelus, double obelisk) noun a symbol (‡) used to introduce an annotation …   English new terms dictionary

  • double dagger — noun The typographical sign ‡ that is used to indicate a footnote or reference Syn: diesis, double obelus …   Wiktionary

  • double dagger — noun a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote • Syn: ↑double obelisk, ↑diesis • Hypernyms: ↑character, ↑grapheme, ↑graphic symbol …   Useful english dictionary

  • double dagger — noun Date: 1706 the character ‡ used as a reference mark called also diesis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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