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tr.v. dirked, dirk·ing, dirks
To stab with a dirk.
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(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a dagger esp as formerly worn by Scottish Highlanders
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) to stab with a dirk
[C16: from Scottish durk, perhaps from German Dolch dagger]
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1. a dagger.v.t.
2. to stab with a dirk.
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Past participle: dirked
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|Noun||1.||dirk - a relatively long dagger with a straight blade|
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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dirk[dɜːk] N (Scot) → puñal m
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n (Scot) → Dolch m
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