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A kind of wood used especially in the handles of knives
A hilt made of this wood
A feeling of anger or resentment (usually only in set terms, below)
A dagger which has a dudgeon hilt
{n} a small dagger, ill-will, malice
The haft of a dagger
a feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase `in high dudgeon')
Resentment; ill will; anger; displeasure
A dudgeon-hafted dagger; a dagger
{i} fit of anger, indignation
The root of the box tree, of which hafts for daggers were made
emphasis If you say that someone is in high dudgeon, you are emphasizing that they are very angry or unhappy about something. Washington businesses are in high dudgeon over the plan. in high dudgeon in an angry or offended way - often used humorously
Homely; rude; coarse
in high dudgeon
resentfully or furiously
high dudgeon
{i} state of anger, feeling of extreme resentment



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    /ˈdəʤən/ /ˈdʌʤən/


    [ 'd&-j&n ] (noun.) 15th century. Apparently from Anglo-Norman or Middle French, but the ultimate origin is obscure.

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