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dudgeon definition

  • noun:
    • A sullen, upset, or indignant humor: "Slamming the door in Meg's face, Aunt March drove down in large dudgeon” ( Louisa Might Alcott).
    • Obsolete a type of lumber used in making knife handles.
    • Archaic A dagger with a hilt made from this timber.
    • Archaic The hilt of a dagger.
    • A kind of timber made use of especially in the manages of knives.
    • A hilt manufactured from this timber.
    • A dagger which has a dudgeon hilt.
    • A feeling of anger or resentment (usually just in set terms, below).
    • the main regarding the box tree, of which hafts for daggers had been made.
    • The haft of a dagger.
    • A dudgeon-hafted dagger; a dagger.
    • Resentment; sick will; fury; displeasure.
    • A stave of a barrel or cask.
    • Wood for staves: identical to dudgeon-tree.
    • some sort of wood having a mottled whole grain; and/or wooden hilt of a dagger, ornamented with graven outlines.
    • The hilt of a dagger. See dudgeon-haft.
    • A dagger. See dudgeon-dagger.
    • a sense of offense; resentmont; sullen fury; sick will; discord.
    • a feeling of intense indignation (today made use of only inside phrase `in high dudgeon')
    • A sullen, upset, or indignant humor: "Slamming the door in Meg's face, Aunt March drove off in large dudgeon” ( Louisa May Alcott).
    • Obsolete A kind of lumber found in making knife handles.
    • Archaic A dagger with a hilt made from this lumber.
    • Archaic The hilt of a dagger.
    • some sort of lumber made use of particularly in the manages of knives.
    • A hilt made of this timber.
    • A dagger which includes a dudgeon hilt.
    • A feeling of anger or resentment (usually only in set terms, below).
    • The root associated with the box tree, of which hafts for daggers were made.
    • The haft of a dagger.
    • A dudgeon-hafted dagger; a dagger.
    • Resentment; sick will; fury; displeasure.
    • A stave of a barrel or cask.
    • Wood for staves: just like dudgeon-tree.
    • some sort of lumber having a mottled grain; or even the wooden hilt of a dagger, ornamented with graven outlines.
    • The hilt of a dagger. See dudgeon-haft.
    • A dagger. See dudgeon-dagger.
    • A feeling of offense; resentmont; sullen anger; sick will; discord.
    • a sense of intense indignation (now utilized only inside expression `in high dudgeon')
  • adjective:
    • Homely; rude; coarse.
    • Homely; rude; coarse.
  • others:
    • Ornamented with graven lines; full of wavy lines; curiously veined or mottled.
    • Rude; unpolished.
    • Ornamented with graven outlines; full of wavy lines; curiously veined or mottled.
    • Rude; unpolished.
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