Swiss army knife

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Swiss Army knife

(Tools) a pocket knife including a variety of blades and tools, each of which can be folded into the handle
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Swiss′ ar′my knife`

a small knife with blades and other tools, such as a nail file and corkscrew, all folding into the handle.
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