I believe Mr. dudgeon is practically well again—the doctor could have told you about that.
And he went off in dudgeon, leaving me very lonely and miserable.
dudgeon had spoken, and no power on earth would change him from his purpose.
John dudgeon was there, and Mrs. John, and several offshoots of the dudgeon tree.
Yet you took yourself off in dudgeon, as though you were, leaving me without a groomsman.
But,” she continued after a pause, “which Mr. dudgeon is it—the one with a wife, or the one without?
The squire went on for some time, but it was all to no purpose; and at last he left the house, considerably in dudgeon.
Indirectly, he was the pivot on which the course of dudgeon's life turned from the normal.
Dry-eyed we watched him take it all down and depart in a dudgeon.
"I made that tea for myself, Mr. dudgeon," Durham exclaimed.
1570s, duggin, of unknown origin. One suggestion is Italian aduggiare "to overshadow," giving it the same sense development as umbrage. No clear connection to earlier dudgeon (late 14c.), a kind of wood used for knife handles, which is perhaps from a French word.