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.

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Dudg"eon, n. [W. dygen anger, grudge.]

Resentment; ill will; anger; displeasure.

I drink it to thee in dudgeon and hostility.
Sir T. Scott.

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Dudg"eon, a.

Homely; rude; coarse.

[Obs.]

By my troth, though I am plain and dudgeon,
I would not be an ass.
Beau. & Fl.

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