bowie knife


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bow·ie knife

 (bō′ē, bo͞o′ē)
n.
A single-edged steel hunting knife, about 15 inches (38 centimeters) in length, having a hilt and a crosspiece.

[After James Bowie.]

bowie knife

(ˈbəʊɪ)
n
(Tools) a stout hunting knife with a short hilt and a guard for the hand
[C19: named after Jim Bowie, who popularized it]

bow′ie knife`

(ˈboʊ i, ˈbu i)
n.
a heavy sheath knife having a long, single-edged blade.
[1830–40, Amer.; after James Bowie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowie knife - a stout hunting knife with a single edgeBowie knife - a stout hunting knife with a single edge
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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