Da"gon (?), [Heb. Dagon, fr. dag a fish: cf. Gr. .]

The national god of the Philistines, represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish.

W. Smith.

This day a solemn feast the people hold To Dagon, their sea idol. Milton.

They brought it into the house of Dagon. 1 Sam. v. 2.


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Dag"on (?), n. [See Dag a loose end.]

A slip or piece.




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