1 short pointed two-edged knife used as a weapon 短剑; 匕首. =>illus at knife 见 knife 之插图.
2 printer's mark () used to refer the reader to a footnote, etc 剑号（即+ , 用以指示读者参看脚注的印刷符号）.
3 (idm 习语) at daggers drawn (with sb) very hostile (towards sb) （对某人）剑拔弩张
*She's at daggers drawn with her colleagues. 她与同事们水火不相容.
* He and his partner are at daggers drawn. 他和伙伴势不两立. look daggers at sb look very angrily at sb 对某人怒目而视
*He looked daggers at me when I told him he was lazy. 我说他懒惰, 他就狠狠地瞪了我一眼. Cf 参看 cloak-and-dagger (cloak).
Perhaps from dag 'to push a knife into'
a short pointed knife used as a weaponlook daggers at sbinformal
to look at someone angrilybe at daggers drawn
if two people are at daggers drawn, they are extremely angry with each other
1. He was stabbed with a dagger. 他被匕首刺了。
2. Apart from an interesting-looking carved dagger, the box was full of crockery, much of it broken. 除了一柄式样别致、雕有花纹的匕首外，货箱内装满陶器，而且大部分都已破碎裂。