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dudgeon


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dudgeon  \Dudg"eon\,  a. 
  Homely;  rude;  coarse.  [Obs.] 
 
  By  my  troth,  though  I  am  plain  and  dudgeon,  I  would  not 
  be  an  ass.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dudgeon  \Dudg"eon\,  n. 
  1.  The  root  of  the  box  tree,  of  which  hafts  for  daggers  were 
  made  --Gerarde  (1597). 
 
  2.  The  haft  of  a  dagger.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  dudgeon-hafted  dagger;  a  dagger.  --Hudibras. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dudgeon  \Dudg"eon\,  n.  [W.  dygen  anger,  grudge.] 
  Resentment;  ill  will  anger;  displeasure. 
 
  I  drink  it  to  thee  in  dudgeon  and  hostility. 
 
  Sir  T.  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dudgeon 
  n  :  a  feeling  of  intense  indignation  (now  used  only  in  the 
  phrase  "in  high  dudgeon")  [syn:  {high  dudgeon}] 




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