Definition of Barlow knife in English:

Barlow knife

Syllabification: Bar·low knife
Pronunciation: /ˈbärlō ˌnīf


  • A large single-bladed pocketknife.
    More example sentences
    • Finally, Tom gets the verses right, and Mary gives him a Barlow knife as a reward.
    • Someone had taken a Barlow knife and sliced it open.
    • With this thought, the year-old gun was traded along with some really good Barlow knives for the gun.


named for Russell Barlow, 18th-century English inventor.

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