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Meaning of DIRK

Pronunciation:  durk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Scottish) a long dagger with a straight blade
 

DIRK is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: dagger, sticker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dirk\, n. [Ir. duirc.]
    A kind of dagger or poniard; -- formerly much used by the
    Scottish Highlander.
    
    {Dirk knife}, a clasp knife having a large, dirklike blade.
    
    
  2. \Dirk\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dirked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Dirking}.]
    To stab with a dirk. --Sir W. Scott.
    
    
  3. \Dirk\, a. [See {Dark}, a.]
    Dark. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  4. \Dirk\, v. t.
    To darken. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    
 

 

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