meat cleaver

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Noun1.meat cleaver - a butcher's knife having a large square blademeat cleaver - a butcher's knife having a large square blade
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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He had early learned that it was wise to get along well with sea-cooks, since sea-cocks were notoriously given to going suddenly lunatic and slicing and hacking up their shipmates with butcher knives and meat cleavers on the slightest remembered provocation.
A Newcastle shop has been slapped with an [pounds sterling]8,000 fine after selling a meat cleaver to a 13-year-old.
The officers found a small meat cleaver with a five inch blade.
Thomas, of Kingsbridge Road, Bartley Green, was jailed having previously admitted three charges of wounding with intent, possessing a meat cleaver, blackmail and assault.
A man threatened to murder a woman during a row while holding a meat cleaver to her neck.
Fatah Mohammed Abdullah, from the Arthur's Hill area of the city, is accused of encouraging another person to plough a car into crowds, attack people with a meat cleaver and set off bombs.
The first incident happened on Friday at 9.40pm when a 28-year-old man was threatened by three men with a meat cleaver who took his wallet.
In panic Davies took the meat cleaver from the house and followed his wife.
Dubai: A drug addict has been accused of assaulting policemen and threatening them with a meat cleaver after they raided his house in search of illegal drugs, a Dubai Court of First Instance heard on Monday.
He went to a shop with his friend and bought a meat cleaver.
"Suddenly he took out a meat cleaver and struck me over the head with it.