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commando knife

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Definition of commando knife in English:

noun

A long, slender knife suitable for hand-to-hand combat.
Example sentences
  • But yesterday, the army said the trio had no firearms, just one commando knife and one kitchen knife.
  • He had a 15 ft rope coiled around his chest and a commando knife strapped in his belt.
  • He dropped the money and picked up the gleaming commando knife, scraping it across the glass.

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