Race knife

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a cutting tool with a blade that is hooked at the point, for marking outlines, on boards or metals, as by a pattern, - used in shipbuilding.

See also: Race

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A race knife a cutting tool with a blade hooked at the point.
"Anything that makes a groove is a race knife," Birky said.