Dudgeon
Dudgeon \Dudg"eon\, a. Homely; rude; coarse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

By my troth, though I am plain and dudgeon, I would not be an ass. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dudgeon — may refer to: Dudgeon (steam automobile company) named after its founder Richard Dudgeon J W Dudgeon, Victorian ship builders Dudgeon dagger, another name for a bollock dagger Dudgeon Bank, area off the coast of Norfolk, site of proposed Dudgeon… …   Wikipedia

  • dudgeon — dudgeon1 [duj′ən] n. [16th c. ( take) in dudgeon, also endugine, prob. Anglo Fr en digeon, with reference to the hand on the dagger hilt: see DUDGEON2] anger or resentment: now chiefly in the phrase in high dudgeon, very angry, offended, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Dudgeon — Dudg eon, n. 1. The root of the box tree, of which hafts for daggers were made. Gerarde (1597). [1913 Webster] 2. The haft of a dagger. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A dudgeon hafted dagger; a dagger. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dudgeon — Dudg eon, n. [W. dygen anger, grudge.] Resentment; ill will; anger; displeasure. [1913 Webster] I drink it to thee in dudgeon and hostility. [1913 Webster] Sir T. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dudgeon — ● dudgeon nom masculin (de Dudgeon, nom propre) Outil utilisé pour le dudgeonnage …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dudgeon — 1570s, duggin, of unknown origin. One suggestion is It. aduggiare to overshadow, giving it the same sense development as UMBRAGE (Cf. umbrage). No clear connection to earlier dudgeon (late 14c.), a kind of wood used for knife handles, which is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • dudgeon — ► NOUN (often in phrase in high dudgeon) ▪ deep resentment. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • dudgeon — index estrangement, odium, resentment, umbrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dudgeon — DÚDGEON s. v. mandrină. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • dudgeon — umbrage, huff, pique, resentment, *offense Analogous words: *anger, indignation, wrath, rage, fury, ire: temper, humor, *mood …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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