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knives

 (nīvz)
n.
Plural of knife.

knives

(naɪvz)
n
the plural of knife

knife

(naɪf)

n., pl. knives (naɪvz)

v. knifed, knif•ing. n.
1. an instrument for cutting, consisting of a sharp-edged metal blade fitted with a handle.
2. a knifelike weapon; dagger or short sword.
3. any blade for cutting, as in a tool or machine.
v.t.
4. to apply a knife to; cut, stab, etc., with a knife.
5. to attempt to defeat or undermine in a secret or underhanded way.
v.i.
6. to move or cleave through something with or as if with a knife: The ship knifed through the sea.
Idioms:
under the knife, undergoing surgery.
[before 1100; Middle English knif, Old English cnīf, or < Old Norse knīfr, c. Old Frisian, Middle Low German knīf]
knife′like`, adj.
knif′er, n.
Translations
noži

knife

(naif) plural knives (naivz) noun
1. an instrument for cutting. He carved the meat with a large knife.
2. such an instrument used as a weapon. She stabbed him with a knife.
verb
to stab with a knife. He knifed her in the back.

knives

pl de knife
References in classic literature ?
Pointing to the place, he ordered his young men to reconnoitre it more closely, cautioning them, at the same time, with a stern look at the trapper, to beware of treachery from the Big- knives.
Now they had tied their poor victim to a great post near the center of the village, directly before Mbonga's hut, and here they formed a dancing, yelling circle of warriors about him, alive with flashing knives and menacing spears.
A month-long knife amnesty came to an end on Monday and police have revealed that 30 knives, one knuckle duster and the bullets were handed into the surrender bin at the Vicarage Streetbased station.
HB 1935 effectively eliminates prohibitions on where certain knives can be carried by getting rid of the category of "illegal knives," a designation critics called ambiguous.
We have seen some shocking knife-related crime just in the last week, events that really hit home the devastating consequences of carrying knives in public," he said.
Santos also makes sure that the students he teaches have sharp knives, too.
In early 2012 we hired some really talented knife designers and support staff to join our team and Steel Will Knives was born.
We'll give them a series of four or five knives and let them cut, and people quickly pick up on what they like in their hand.
This work studied the patterns of tool wear as edge recession (ER) in chipping and canting knives of a chipper-canter head.
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I've carried pocket knives all my life for help with everything from cutting baling twine to processing deer and cleaning quail.
If we were in New York City fight now, I could be arrested and sentenced to a year in prison for carrying these knives," he told me as we stood in line at the counter.