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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Dagmaker, n. [f. Dag n. Also e.m.E. (1587).] A maker of dags or pistols. 1580 Misc. Maitl. C. II. 345.
The quhilk day William Fendar dagmaker is maid burges
1599 Crim. Trials II. i. 78.
Thomas Huchesoune, swordslipper, Peter Spens, dag-maker
1622 Falkirk Par. Rec. I. 31.
Cristiane Watsoune, spouse to James Packak, dagmaker, in Falkirk
1642 Edinb. Test. LX. 137 b.
Mungo Mosmane dagmaker, … and presente deacone of the hammermen
1674 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. IV. 152.
Alexander Logan, dagmaker

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