Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/28/17 Dudgeon

Dudgeon (noun)
dudgeon [duhj-uh n]


noun
1. a feeling of offense or resentment; anger: We left in high dudgeon.

Synonyms
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indignation, pique.

Origin: 1565-75; origin uncertain

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Dudgeon (noun)
dudgeon [duhj-uh n]


noun, Obsolete.
1. a kind of wood used especially for the handles of knives, daggers, etc.
2. a handle or hilt made of this wood.
3. a dagger having such a hilt.


Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English; compare Anglo-French digeon

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