sheath knife


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sheath knife

n.
A knife that has a fixed blade and fits into a sheath.

sheath knife

n
(Tools) a knife carried in or protected by a sheath

sheath′ knife`


n.
a knife carried in a sheath.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheath knife - a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheathsheath knife - a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
Translations

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sheath knife

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References in periodicals archive ?
The Mirror reported how Atkins had burst into the bedroom of his daughter Lisa Provoost, 28, and stabbed her husband of eight months, Stephen, more than 20 times with a sheath knife.
The Mirror reported Atkins had burst in on daughter Lisa Provoost, 28, and stabbed her husband of eight months, Stephen, more than 20 times with a sheath knife.
The Mirrorreported that in 2001 Atkins burst into the bedroom of his daughter Lisa Provoost, 28, and stabbed her husband of eight months Stephen more than 20 times with a sheath knife.
Also found a lethal-looking sheath knife in Balsall Heath.
Miller pulled a sheath knife from his jacket pocket, prompting the terrified Ms Soar to close the front door, and run into her lounge.
Hendron then stepped back and 'drew a sheath knife', the court was told.
I had a sheath knife with a bone handle and we used to buy old army knives from the Army and Navy store in Oakwood Road.
When searched by police, 124g of heroin and 76g of cocaine was found in the property - worth a street value of more than PS13,000 - and a sheath knife.
The notes accompanying the 1960 specimen explain how the victim was "attacked from behind, her brother putting his left arm around her neck and stabbing her four times with a double edged sheath knife".
First off, it's easier and quicker to employ a sheath knife. You simply draw it from its sheath and boom there it is.
Carried as a sheath knife set up for day-to-day cutting tasks, its twoposition blade switches into a T-shaped, push-dagger configuration that gives it its name.
Such a scheme disrupts the reception of the poems somewhat in that it does not fully correspond to the process of transformation that Bursa's poetry underwent: from the lyrical and sentimental poems in which he shows himself as the spiritual heir of such Romantics as Juliusz Slowacki and Mikhail Lermontov, employing traditional means such as rhyme and rhythm ("Finski noz" /"The Sheath Knife"; "Jesien"/"Autumn"; "Chory synek" / "Sick Son"); through a derisive and anti-lyrical verse, often of a dialogic character ("Jezyki obce" / "Foreign Languages"; "Rankiem w parku"/ "Morning in the Park"; "Moj dzien" / "My Day"); to a new poetic tone, being a synthesis of the earlier quest ("Piosenka chorego na raka podlewajacego pelargonie" / "Song of the Cancer Patient Watering Geraniums").