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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Simple one-bladed cutting instruments.

Usage examples (34)
  • That was more like one of those promotional keychain penknives they give out at NPR seminars.
  • "Think you our hands are made to handle penknives?"
  • They sat down to a table covered with an oilcloth cut in slits by penknives.
  • Mr. Williamson, solicited more trifles, such as sugar, penknives, and the like. for more
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