letter-opener

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letter-opener

[ˈlɛtərˌəʊpnəʳ] ntagliacarte m inv
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Those always struck me as a fairly one-dimensional tool that could easily double as a letter-opener (where most of them probably ended up).
THE REEL LOWDOWN BEST QUOTE "I'm not sure it's a sword - more of a letter-opener, really." A dwarf remarks on Bilbo's short blade.
Sitting on a table, the book is flanked by a postcard exchange between Hadjithomas-Joreige and Farah explaining the origins of his photographic practice and a gilt letter-opener. Many of the book's leaves have yet to be separated; the letter-opener stands as an invitation to do so, and participate in uncovering Abdallah's work.
He grabbed the first thing he could lay hands on - which happened to be a letter-opener."
A FAMILY dispute aired on the GDN's letters pages led to bloodshed, when one brother slashed another - with a letter-opener!
The only place you'll find a paperweight these days is in bad 'whodunit' novels, where they are used, in the absence of a letter-opener, for the dispatching of innocent victims by person or persons unknown.
excuse the plasters by the way, I had an argument with a letter-opener - he wanted a pay rise - anyway, my producer said we really ought to increase income tax by a penny in the pound...
"Anita, the DA has shown that you were at the villa the day of the crime and anyone could have picked up the letter-opener and killed poor Edward, so I will ask directly Did you kill him?" "No, came the firm reply.
A knife which prompted an American Airlines flight to make an emergency landing yesterday (30 July) was actually a letter-opener.
With 11 features including letter-opener, scissors, screwdriver and ballpen, it prepares you for life's everyday adventures
When Henman closes in he looks more like an accountant pretending to be a pirate, a letter-opener in his hand and a wastepaper basket on his head.