I believe Mr. dudgeon is practically well again—the doctor could have told you about that.
Indirectly, he was the pivot on which the course of dudgeon's life turned from the normal.
dudgeon had spoken, and no power on earth would change him from his purpose.
"I made that tea for myself, Mr. dudgeon," Durham exclaimed.
Yet you took yourself off in dudgeon, as though you were, leaving me without a groomsman.
"Here, that oil costs money," dudgeon snarled as he looked round.
The squire went on for some time, but it was all to no purpose; and at last he left the house, considerably in dudgeon.
dudgeon exclaimed as he got out of his buggy and limped over to Soden.
Dry-eyed we watched him take it all down and depart in a dudgeon.
There is no limit to the good it may be if it is properly applied, Mr. dudgeon.
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.