knife-point


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knife-point

n
1. the tip of a knife blade
2. at knife-point under threat of being stabbed
Translations

knife-point

[ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt] N at knife-pointa punta de navaja
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He danced round them with lowered shoulders and quivering hand, ready to send in a double blow when the first flurry of the scuffle should be over; but while he waited the strength seemed to ebb from his body, the knife-point lowered, and he sheathed the knife and watched.
A MAN allegedly carried out three robberies at knife-point at cold stores on the same day using a vehicle whose number plate he replaced with that on his father's vehicle.
Harland Garvida, 40, died upon arrival at the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) after being shot by police for attacking businessman Allen de Vera and holding his family at knife-point, Senior Insp.
An 18-year-old from Chicago accused in a November 2017 knife-point carjacking of an Elgin man who was trying to sell his car pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge and was sentenced to six years in prison.
A FISHERMAN has been mugged at knife-point - three miles out at sea.
Police want to speak to this man after a robbery at a Liverpool tanning salon which saw staff threatened at knife-point.
A robber has been jailed for four years after he held up an arcade worker at knife-point - six hours after getting out of prison.
A BOY of 15 who put on a mask and tried to rob a couple at knife-point in their shop in order to pay off a drugs debt has been spared immediate custody.
One of the charges relates to an alleged knife-point robbery on a delivery driver, who is said to have handed over PS1,800-worth of cigarettes in Finch Lane, Knotty Ash, on May 11.
A HIJACKER who claimed he was operating for the IRA was sentenced yesterday to three-and a-half-years for taking a taxi after forcing the driver to flee at knife-point.
WITNESSES are being sought after a security guard was robbed at knife-point.
The four defendants threatened the boy at knife-point and intimidated him before gang-raping him.