meat cleaver


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Noun1.meat cleaver - a butcher's knife having a large square blademeat cleaver - a butcher's knife having a large square blade
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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He had early learned that it was wise to get along well with sea-cooks, since sea-cocks were notoriously given to going suddenly lunatic and slicing and hacking up their shipmates with butcher knives and meat cleavers on the slightest remembered provocation.
A DRUG addict who armed himself with a meat cleaver before stealing from the Arndale Centre and the Corn Exchange has been jailed.
A THIEF wielding a meat cleaver as he raided a pregnant woman's car was foiled when her dog went for him.
A GANG armed with weapons including a meat cleaver have attacked two men.
A MAN has appeared in court accused of attacking an associate with a meat cleaver and knife.
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A shot was fired, weapons including a meat cleaver were used, Eddie split one rival's head open with a plank and four doors were demolished as panicstricken revellers fled onto the streets.
A WOMAN addicted to butane gas robbed a shopkeeper for more supplies after producing a meat cleaver.
Two carjackers menaced their victim with a meat cleaver in a busy street.
A BODYBUILDER who attacked a man with a meat cleaver in a car after using drugs and drinking alcohol has been jailed.
A MAN has been warned to expect a jail term after attacking a man with a meat cleaver.
One witness reported seeing a meat cleaver being waved, while others said they saw machetes.