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clasp knife

n.
A pocketknife with a folding blade.
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clasp knife

n
(Tools) a large knife with one or more blades or other devices folding into the handle
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clasp′ knife`


n.
a large pocket knife having a blade or blades that may be folded into the handle.
[1745–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clasp knife - a large knife with one or more folding blades
pocket knife, pocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
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Translations

clasp knife

nTaschenmesser nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

clasp knife

ncoltello a serramanico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
He picked up a big claspknife and cut off the frayed threads.
(19.) Cleland CL, Rymer WZ: Neural mechanisms underlying the claspknife reflex in the cat.