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butterfly knife

Syllabification: but·ter·fly knife

Definition of butterfly knife in English:

noun

A long broad knife used in pairs in some forms of kung fu.
Example sentences
  • He pulled his butterfly knife from his pocket and undid the clasp, flipping it open and closed beneath the desk.
  • Skyler drew in a nervous breath and continued forward as he placed his hand on the butterfly knife inside his pocket.
  • Suddenly the man pulled a butterfly knife out of his pocket and opened it up.

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