Daggle-tail to Daltonism
(Dag"gle-tail`) Dag"gle- tailed` a. Having the lower ends of garments defiled by trailing in
mire or filth; draggle- tailed.
(Dag"gle-tail`) n. A slovenly woman; a slattern; a draggle-tail.
(Dag"lock`) n. [Dag a loose end + lock.] A dirty or clotted lock of wool on a sheep; a taglock.
(Da"go) n.; pl. Dagos [Cf. Sp. Diego, E. James.] A nickname given to a person of Spanish
(or, by extension, Portuguese or Italian) descent. [U. S.]
(||Da*go"ba) n. [Singhalese dagoba.] A dome- shaped structure built over relics of Buddha or
some Buddhist saint. [East Indies]
(Da"gon) [Heb. Dagon, fr. dag a fish: cf. Gr. Dagw`n.] The national god of the Philistines,
represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish. W. Smith.
This day a solemn feast the people holdMilton.
To Dagon, their sea idol.
They brought it into the house of Dagon.1 Sam. v. 2.
(Dag"on) n. [See Dag a loose end.] A slip or piece. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Dag"swain`) n. [From Dag a loose end?] A coarse woolen fabric made of daglocks, or the
refuse of wool. "Under coverlets made of dagswain." Holinshed.
(Dag"-tailed`) a. [Dag a loose end + tail.] Daggle-tailed; having the tail clogged with daglocks.
"Dag-tailed sheep." Bp. Hall.
(Da*guerre"i*an) a. Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention
of the daguerreotype.
(Da*guerre"o*type) n. [From Daguerre the inventor + - type.]
1. An early variety of photograph, produced on a silver plate, or copper plate covered with silver, and
rendered sensitive by the action of iodine, or iodine and bromine, on which, after exposure in the camera,
the latent image is developed by the vapor of mercury.
2. The process of taking such pictures.
(Da*guerre"o*type) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Daguerreotyped (-tipt); p. pr. & vb. n. Daguerreotyping
1. To produce or represent by the daguerreotype process, as a picture.
2. To impress with great distinctness; to imprint; to imitate exactly.
(Da*guerre"o*ty`per Da*guerre"o*ty`pist) n. One who takes daguerreotypes.
(Da*guerre"o*ty`py) n. The art or process of producing pictures by method of Daguerre.
(||Da`ha*be"ah) n. [Ar.] A Nile boat constructed on the model of a floating house, having
large lateen sails.
(Dah"lia) (däl"ya or dal"ya; 277, 106), n.; pl. Dahlias [Named after Andrew Dahl a Swedish
botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of plants native to Mexico and Central America, of the order Compositæ; also,
any plant or flower of the genus. The numerous varieties of cultivated dahlias bear conspicuous flowers
which differ in color.