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- n. An unsharpened section of a knife blade in front of the guard on the blade
- n. The indentation of a pocket-knife blade where it joins the tang
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cutlery, the indentation in the blade of a knife where it joins the tang.
- To make a choil in (the blade of a knife).
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