pocket knife

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Noun1.pocket knife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handlepocket knife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
clasp knife, jackknife - a large knife with one or more folding blades
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
penknife - a small pocketknife; originally used to cut quill pens
flick knife, flick-knife, switchblade, switchblade knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
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He stands always in the sunshine chewing something; and he keeps half-shutting his pocket knife and opening it again with his thumb.
A pocket knife he wore in his hair, the blade snapped down on a kinky lock.
When I was a kid a friend of mine bet me I wouldn't dig my way through to China with a pocket knife.
First difficulty: Why should a man kill another man with a great hulking sabre, when he can almost kill him with a pocket knife and put it back in his pocket?
The existence of a pocket knife does not in any way have to mean a certain stabbing attack against the occupation forces.
A FAR-RIGHT neo-Nazi bragged on social media about carrying his "not entirely legal" lethal pocket knife - as an unwelcome fascist march in the city draws closer.
into the picnic table with a pocket knife while my classmates get their
Denying recklessly endangering public safety Diamond said he took out a pocket knife to help their escape, adding: "I figured it would take the fight out of people.
A court heard that, when asked to show what he had in his pockets, he produced a folding pocket knife and pointed it towards door staff.
Think of how many times a day that you need to dead-head a plant, cut twine for tying or lightly prune a plant, and you will recognize the utility of a folding, locking pocket knife.
The two men from the second car then got out and one of them produced a pocket knife.
Excavations have uncovered charming examples with elaborately carved handles, while the pocket knife whose blade folds into the handle, was invented in the 16th century.