flick knife


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flick knife

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a knife with a retractable blade that springs out when a button is pressed. US and Canadian word: switchblade

flick knife

switchblade
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flick knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a buttonflick knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
pocket knife, pocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
Translations

flick knife

n (Brit) → Klappmesser nt, → Schnappmesser nt

flick knife

n (Brit) → coltello a serramanico
References in periodicals archive ?
Keaveny, of Rake Avenue, Roseworth, Stockton, pleaded guilty at a plea and case management hearing to having an offensive weapon, a flick knife, on August 20 in Albert Road, Middlesbrough, and on the same date charges of affray and intimidation by producing a knife and threatening to stab a woman witness.
Liverpool Crown Court heard he showed them a flick knife and was surprised when they told him to get rid of it.
He then went out, taking a flick knife and baton with him, before getting into a taxi, driven by Mr Pearson.
They had three suitcases and in one of them staff found a throwing star and a flick knife.
The court heard Bile had a flick knife and said before the attack: "If anyone f***s with me they'll get it".
A MAN was found to have a flick knife hidden in his sock.
The flick knife used was found in the lavatory bowl, the jury was told.
According to police reports, the soldiers became involved in a violent brawl with the holidaymakers, with the altercation leading to Collins being stabbed with a flick knife and succumbing to his injuries just minutes later.
We've got a rhino horn here at the moment, we've had eggshells, a flick knife that was disguised as a pastry brush as well as kids' toys and various weapons like knuckle dusters and swords.
The 14-year-old claimed to have been assaulted during the incident in Bradley Boulevard, Brackenhall, but the court heard he then pulled out a flick knife and deliberately stabbed Mr Roderick in the back as he was turning away.
I went to Hearsall Secondary Modern and having a pen knife with a blade longer than two inches, a flick knife, knuckle duster or cut-throat razor was the quickest way to get caned by Headmaster Clemson.
It was alleged Gardner had armed herself with a flick knife and pursued Ms Jones after she smashed a window at her home on March 14.