His dander began to rise, as they say in the north; but he kept grip of politeness.
But you didn't ought to have your dander ris with me, Gen'ral.'
They have a good deal of dander (dandruff) for sich little vipers!
"Why, that are saddle," sez I, beginning to feel my dander rise.
It was a fine summer morning, and the Laird o' Co' was having a dander on the green turf outside the Castle walls.
But "his dander was up," he says, and he thought no more, but acted.
He was obstinate, Hank was, and his pride and dander had riz up.
The Monroe doctrine was touched; and along with it the Yankee “dander.”
Their holding, dander's Croft, seemed to have been worked out, and to be typical of the family which had inhabited it.
Celia: I will not, till I'll free it from the dust and dander of the year.
1831, American English, "temper," of unknown origin; perhaps originally from figurative use of West Indies dander, dunder "fermentation of sugar," from Spanish redundar "to overflow," from Latin redundare (see redundant).
dander dan·der (dān'dər)
Small scales from the skin, hair, or feathers of an animal, often causing an allergic reaction in sensitive individuals.