Dagger

usgb/ˈdæɡər/Volume
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Concealable WeaponPlay
Daggers are small enough to be hidden on a person, signifying stealth or secrecy in stories. SlideThe spy had a dagger concealed in her boot.
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Historical ValorPlay
Historically, daggers were symbols of bravery and are often found in tales of knights and warriors. SlideThe ancient warrior was buried with his dagger.
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Alternative MeaningPlay
In modern context, 'dagger' can sometimes refer to something that hurts emotionally, like a betrayal. SlideHis harsh words felt like a dagger to her heart.