trench knife(redirected from Trench knives)
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Related to Trench knives: Trench spike
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a double-edged steel knife, often with a guard in the form of a knuckle-duster, designed for close combat
[C20: so called because such knives were carried by patrols in the Trenches during World War I]