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a pocketknife, the blade of which is held by a spring and can be released suddenly, as by pressing a button. Also called switch′blade knife′.
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Noun1.flick-knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a buttonflick-knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
pocket knife, pocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
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<B Zain Shahzad pleaded guilty to possessing this militarystyle flick-knife, right, in the St David's shopping centre
He said: "I was walking down Peel Street when a man appeared from nowhere, stuck a flick-knife up against my kidneys and said 'give me your money.' "He took my wallet with everything in it - I'm not a fighter so if he'd have asked I would have just given him the money because the cards were important.
> Akimba Llewellyn About a month later, he asked another victim for a cigarette in Handsworth, before pulling out a flick-knife.
David Lee Collins, 19, died after a flick-knife was plunged into his chest.
Police found two pistols, a flick-knife, CS gas spray and a collection of ammunition in a dealer's den along with cash and a stash of class A drugs that appeared to have been packaged up into individual deals.
Right, a flick-knife DANGEROUS Dozens of combat knives, machetes and other blades were discovered when police searched Nicholson's Tyneside home and uncovered his business importing them from America
The court heard that the charge of perverting the course of justice related to a false alibi in relation to the wounding offence, and the offensive weapon had been a flick-knife.
One pulled out a flick-knife and threatened the teenager before trying to stab him in the hand when he fought them off.
TWO Midland men have been jailed for trying to smuggle a gun, CS gas, flick-knife and knuckle-dusters into the UK through the Channel Tunnel.
The 24-year-old Mirfield man was forced to hand over a pounds 2,500 gold chain and his mobile phone after being threatened by a thug with a flick-knife at Bradley Mills.
But at the press of a button it transforms into a deadly flick-knife.