AskDefine | Define dudgeon

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dudgeon n : a feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase `in high dudgeon') [syn: high dudgeon]

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Noun

  1. a feeling of anger or resentment
  2. (obsolete) a kind of wood used in the handles of knives
  3. (obsolete) a hilt made of this wood
  4. (obsolete) a dagger which has a dudgeon hilt

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