pocket knife


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Noun1.pocket knife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handlepocket knife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
clasp knife, jackknife - a large knife with one or more folding blades
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
penknife - a small pocketknife; originally used to cut quill pens
flick knife, flick-knife, switchblade, switchblade knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
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He was like one of those unreasoning but still highly useful, multum in parvo, Sheffield contrivances, assuming the exterior -- though a little swelled --of a common pocket knife; but containing, not only blades of various sizes, but also screw-drivers, cork-screws, tweezers, awls, pens, rulers, nail-filers, counter-sinkers.
He stands always in the sunshine chewing something; and he keeps half-shutting his pocket knife and opening it again with his thumb.
The farmer described the accused as having a 'rather arrogant nature' and had seen him sharpening a pocket knife and threatening to fight the Plean men with it.
A DESPERATE farmer cut off his own leg with a pocket knife to save his life after he became trapped in piece of equipment.
[It's] going to grab me and pull me in further.'" So, he took his pocket knife out and sawed off his leg below the knee.
A farmer says he had to cut off his own mangled leg with a pocket knife after it became trapped in a grain hopper in northeastern Nebraska.
BEAR & SON CUTLERY The Model 5A97 is an automatic lockback pocket knife with a 375" blade of 440 stainless steel.
Even if you're in the habit of carrying a full-sized pocket knife every day, chances are you believe in being extra careful.
A pocket knife with a serrated edge could be bought for $9.99 (PS7.62) emblazoned with the words "Zombie Killer" - and shipped inside four days.
A pocket knife with a serrated edge could be bought for $9.99 ([pounds sterling]7.62) emblazoned with the words "Zombie Killer" -- and shipped inside four days.
Seized from the suspects were three pieces of small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing shabu, a pocket knife and a mobile phone.
The Daktyl, designed by Tom Hitchcock for CRKT, is a non-traditional pocket knife. Made of 420J2 Stainless Steel with a bead blast finish, the Daktyl has a 3.05" plain-edge blade.