Dirk, dėrk, n. a Highland dagger or poniard: a side-arm worn by midshipmen and cadets of the royal navy.
He didn't go to his cabin; didn't even take off his side-arm.
The cubic contents of the pressure tube and side-arm become increased, owing to the cup-like shape the paint film takes on.
On one of these doors Leicester was hammering with his side-arm, the Portuguese standing by on the step below.
Others to the Old-German, Laz, from latus; the weapon being therefore a "side-arm."
Jack noticed that a Bavarian helmet and side-arm hung from the knapsack of one, a mere freckled lad, downy and dimpled.
He had already unbuttoned his tailed tunic, and slung his belt and sabre or side-arm from his shoulders.