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Knife meaning

knife - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  2. 2. An instrument consisting of a thin blade, usually of steel and having a sharp edge for cutting, fastened to a handle, but of many different forms and names for different uses; as, table knife, drawing knife, putty knife, pallet knife, pocketknife, penknife, chopping knife, etc..
  3. 3. A sword or dagger.
  4. 4. To prune with the knife.
  5. 5. To cut or stab with a knife.
  6. 6. Fig.: To stab in the back; to try to defeat by underhand means, esp. in politics; to vote or work secretly against ( a candidate of one's own party).
  7. 7. An instrument for cutting.

knife - examples of usage

  1. I went because there was that knife before my eyes. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. With the knife he could hang me. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. He showed the knife to me. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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