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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sharp blade with a handle.

Usage examples (33)
  • I eat my peas with honey I've done it all my life It makes the peas taste funny But it keeps them on the knife!
  • For general purposes, a knife is a knife is a knife. hmphargh
  • A man with a knife is approaching a woman with her baby.
  • Also – the knife is a pocketknife with a folding blade. for more
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