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a pocketknife, the blade of which is held by a spring and can be released suddenly, as by pressing a button. Also called switch′blade knife′.
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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
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Mr Maddocks, a former partner of Prevete's niece, died of "shock and haemorrhaging" from multiple flick-knife wounds to the neck and chest.
David Lee Collins, 19, died after a flick-knife was plunged into his chest.
Police found two pistols, a flick-knife, CS gas spray and a collection of ammunition in a dealer's den along with cash and a stash of class A drugs that appeared to have been packaged up into individual deals.
Right, a flick-knife DANGEROUS Dozens of combat knives, machetes and other blades were discovered when police searched Nicholson's Tyneside home and uncovered his business importing them from America
The 23-year-old Californian singer, who soared to fame with her hit I Kissed a Girl, sparked fury after being photographed clutching a three-inch flick-knife.
The court heard that the charge of perverting the course of justice related to a false alibi in relation to the wounding offence, and the offensive weapon had been a flick-knife.
One pulled out a flick-knife and threatened the teenager before trying to stab him in the hand when he fought them off.
TWO Midland men have been jailed for trying to smuggle a gun, CS gas, flick-knife and knuckle-dusters into the UK through the Channel Tunnel.
The 24-year-old Mirfield man was forced to hand over a pounds 2,500 gold chain and his mobile phone after being threatened by a thug with a flick-knife at Bradley Mills.
But at the press of a button it transforms into a deadly flick-knife.
Other props on display will be Oddjob's lethal bowler hat from Goldfinger and Rosa Klebb's flick-knife shoe, featured in From Russia With Love.
One of them pulled out a flick-knife with a four-inch blade and held it at the man's throat.