A kind of dagger or poniard; -- formerly much used by the Scottish Highlander.
To stab with a dirk.
a short ceremonial sword (or long dagger) worn with Highland attire, suspended from the belt in a sheath, at very formal occasions
Long, usually single-edged dagger.
Large ceremonial dagger - usually finely decorated
A long straight-bladed dagger, esp. from Scotland.
A long thin knife used when fighting hand to hand and to cut rope.
The Scottish Dirk is a single edged dagger (a descendent of the Kidney Dagger), and was used as a left hand dagger whilst the right hand held a broadsword.
a long dagger with a straight blade
a knife shaped much like a dagger, but with a blade that is sharp on one side only
a long, slender dagger that comes to a sharp tip with two keen edges and a special ball mounted in the handle for exceptional balance
a short Scottish stabbing knife, referring adequately to the Joshua Trees short leaves
a type of knife
The ritual knife of the Scottish tradition.
short form of the name diederik, "dirk" is also the word for a type of dagger. although always popular in its native countries, in recent years "dirk" has become a household name across the globe thanks to german basketball genius dirk nowitzki
The Dirk is a long knife, and its sheath sometimes houses a smaller knife and a fork. The origin of this arrangement was that the long knife was the conventional hunting knife, and the smaller utensils were for eating. Today, the scabbard and handles are black with silver ornimentation. The dirk is an ornament of Highland dress worn in the kneesocks.
a large knife; usually the blade is more than twelve inches long. Worn in a sheath strapped to a belt at the hip or tucked into wool, fur, or leather, wrapped about the calves.
Dirk is a Scots word for a long dagger; sometimes a cut-down sword blade mounted on a dagger hilt, rather than a knife blade. The word dirk could have possibly derived from the Gaelic word sgian dearg (red knife). It may also have been a corruption of the Low German terms Dulk or Dolk.