from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pocketknife with a folding blade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of clasp-knife.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large knife, the blade of which folds or shuts into the handle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A knife with one or more blades which fold into the handle.
  • n. In a narrower sense, a large knife with one blade which folds into the handle and may be locked when open by a catch on the back.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large knife with one or more folding blades


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