Spanish dagger


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Noun1.Spanish dagger - yucca of southeastern United States similar to the Spanish bayonets but with shorter trunk and smoother leavesSpanish dagger - yucca of southeastern United States similar to the Spanish bayonets but with shorter trunk and smoother leaves
yucca - any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions of North America
2.Spanish dagger - arborescent yucca of southwestern United States and northern Mexico with sword-shaped leaves and white flowersSpanish dagger - arborescent yucca of southwestern United States and northern Mexico with sword-shaped leaves and white flowers
yucca - any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions of North America
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Gondy, who began to feel uneasy, examined the tapestry with his eyes, touched the coat of mail which he wore under his long gown and felt from time to time to see if the handle of a good Spanish dagger, which was hidden under his cloak, was well within reach.
It is known as Spanish dagger because of its stiff pointed leaves, which have a dangerous sharp tip.