Definition of Dirks
1. Noun. (plural of dirk) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of dirk) ¹
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Definition of Dirks
1. dirk [v] - See also: dirk
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Literary usage of Dirks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Excursion Through the Slave States: From Washington on the Potomac, to the by George William Featherstonhaugh (1844)
"... X. A pleasant Party in a Stage Coach—Arrive at Blountsville in the State of Tennessee—Fists versus dirks and Pistols—Knox- ville—Meet President Jackson. ..."
2. Tales of a Grandfather: Being Stories Taken from Scottish and French History by Walter Scott (1854)
"... by Marshal Wade's measures was apparent only ; and while he boasts that the Highlanders, instead of going armed with guns, swords, dirks, and pistols, ..."
3. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"... hundred years of unbroken male descent, a long line of dirks and Florences. This iron-handed, hot-headed, adventurous race, placed as sovereign upon its ..."
4. Memorials of Baptist Martyrs: With a Preliminary Historical Essay by John Newton Brown (1854)
"... AND HIS WIFE, LYS- dirks. ON September 2d, 1551, these excellent persons, who had fallen into the hands of their spiritual tyrants, and endured long and ..."
5. Notes on the California Reports, Supplementary to the 1906 Edition of Notes ...by Charles Lawrence Thompson, Bancroft-Whitney Company, California Supreme Court by Charles Lawrence Thompson, Bancroft-Whitney Company, California Supreme Court (1912)
"... Distinguished in dirks v. California Safe Deposit etc. Co., 136 Cal. 88, 68 Рас. 488, allegation of want of consent to withdrawal of money is supported ..."
6. The Ancient Capital of Scotland: The Story of Perth from the Invasion of by Samuel Cowan (1904)
"... taxes—Dean of Guild attacked at his house with swords and dirks—Curious Proclamation : export of eggs stopped—Characteristic petition to repair Tolbooth ..."