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Dagger vs. Athame

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Daggernoun

(weapons) A stabbing weapon, similar to a sword but with a short, double-edged blade.

Athamenoun

A ceremonial pointed knife or dagger, used especially in Wicca and other neopagan traditions and having a black handle with magical symbols on it.

Daggernoun

(typography) The text character †; the obelus.

Athame

An athame or athamé (, or ) is a ceremonial blade, generally with a black handle. It is the main ritual implement or magical tool among several used in ceremonial magic traditions, and by other neopagans, witchcraft, as well as satanic traditions.

Daggernoun

A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.

Daggerverb

To pierce with a dagger; to stab.

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Daggernoun

A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.

Daggernoun

A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [

Daggernoun

A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.

Daggerverb

To pierce with a dagger; to stab.

Daggernoun

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

Daggernoun

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

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Daggernoun

a short knife with a pointed and edged blade, used as a weapon

‘he drew his dagger and stabbed the leader’;

Daggernoun

another term for obelus

Daggernoun

a moth with a dark dagger-shaped marking on the forewing.

Dagger

A dagger is a knife with a very sharp point and usually two sharp edges, typically designed or capable of being used as a thrusting or stabbing weapon. Daggers have been used throughout human history for close combat confrontations, and many cultures have used adorned daggers in ritual and ceremonial contexts.

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