Meaning of dudgeon

dudg•eon

Pronunciation: (duj'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a feeling of offense or resentment; anger: We left in high dudgeon.

dudg•eon

Pronunciation: (duj'un), [key]
— n. Obs.
  1. a kind of wood used esp. for the handles of knives, daggers, etc.
  2. a handle or hilt made of this wood.
  3. a dagger having such a hilt.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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