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.
dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive daggetje n)
- A dagger; probably also a spit
- A jointer, pointing-trowel
alternative form of dag (one etymology; see there for full derivates etc.), cognate with English dag (one etymology)
dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive dagje n)
- A whipping rope to punish sailors
- A line to secure training young sailers