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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small pocketknife.

Usage examples (36)
  • But his penknife was a tiny thing, suitable for sharpening quills and cutting paper, not to doing battle with monstrous stone dogs.
  • The brown skin can then be easily removed with a penknife.
  • She ran to the dressing-table and took up a small penknife.
  • "This gentleman had a penknife under his pillow," he explained. for more
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