dagge

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • dag (shortening)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch, either from French dague or Italian daga, both probably of Celtic origin, cognate with Breton dag, English dag (one etymology) and dagger.

Noun[edit]

dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive daggetje n)

  1. A dagger; probably also a spit
  2. A jointer, pointing-trowel

Etymology 2[edit]

alternative form of dag (one etymology; see there for full derivates etc.), cognate with English dag (one etymology)

Noun[edit]

dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive dagje n)

  1. A whipping rope to punish sailors
  2. A line to secure training young sailers