Definition of knife grinder in English:

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knife grinder

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A person who sharpens knives and other cutting tools.
Example sentences
  • The next morning we set off on a guided walking tour of Paris during which we had an interesting reminder of a previous era: we spotted an itinerant knife grinder walking his handcart through the streets of the Left Bank, ringing his bell.

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