An instrument composed of a blade fixed into a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon
A large knife, typically having a sharp blade with one partially serrated edge, used to skin and cut up animals killed for food
peel the oranges using a sharp knife
A jet of air used like a blunt blade especially to wipe or dry a surface; a device incorporating such a jet.
In North American Indian usage: a settler or soldier of European origin or descent; specifically (now historical) a Virginian or American. Later also more generally: a white person.
A knife used for cutting rags.
A member of a North American Indian people, a regional group of Chipewyan Indians living north of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries, later and more commonly referred to as Yellowknife Indians; frequently attributive.
A device that focuses beams of gamma rays on a precise point within the brain or other part of the body in order to destroy abnormal tissue.
A knife with a semicircular blade set transversely to the handle, used chiefly in leather-working.
A knife with a flexible spatulate blade for spreading putty.
A cutting tool having a bent point, used for marking timber, leather, etc.
(Originally) a razor; (now specifically) a knife with a razor for a blade.
An instrument used to alter the tuning of the reed-pipe in an organ by adjusting the position of the tongue.
A knife containing in its handle a relic of a saint, etc.
A long knife with a serrated edge, for slicing bread
A type of dagger carried in a sheath
A knife with a blade that folds into the handle
Another term for utility knife.
A blunt knife with a broad blade for eating or serving fish
A knife with a blade that springs out from the handle when a button is pressed
A small knife for cutting and paring fruit
A block of wood or other solid material, containing long hollow grooves in which kitchen knives can be inserted up to the handle
Criminal offences committed using a knife as a weapon
The edge of a knife
A sharp, narrow pleat on a skirt, typically one of many folded in the same direction and overlapping each other
A metal or glass support for a carving knife or carving fork at table
A knife with a serrated blade for use when eating steak
A knife used at meals, especially for eating the main course
A utility knife with a very sharp replaceable blade
Probably: a bollock-hafted knife.
Any of various types of knife that are designed as weapons and sold or marketed as military issue; specifically a dagger-like knife with a long, thin, double-edged blade and a sharply pointed tip.
Any of various kinds of knife used by coopers, saddlers, curriers, etc., for making or fitting a head for an object.
A knife used in mincing meat, etc.; (North American Whaling) †one for cutting up blubber into small pieces (obsolete).
A combined knife and fork for the use of person disabled in one arm or hand.
A strong knife designed for opening oysters.
A knife for sharpening pencils.
A knife used to trim the projecting ends of rods on a piece of basketwork.
A blunt knife used to scrape off hair-powder from the skin.
A type of small flick knife popular in Jamaica.
A knife used for marking timber, lead, etc., on board ship.
A knife for cleaving or splitting lengths of timber; a froe.
A thin, flat knife made from the scapula of a mammal, usually a buffalo, by North American Indians, especially the Hidatsa, to slice squash and other soft vegetables.
A knife, typically with a double-edged blade and a knuckleduster on the handle, used for hand-to-hand fighting in trenches, as on a trench raid; (later more generally) any combat knife of a similar design.
A large single-bladed pocketknife
A large, broad-bladed knife used for cutting meat
A knife whose blade has a blunt, rounded end, used for spreading butter
A knife with a long blade used for carving cooked meat into slices
A person who sharpens knives and other cutting tools
A thin steel blade with a handle for mixing colours or applying or removing paint
A small knife used mainly for peeling fruits and vegetables