Did you mayhaps mean kukui?
- n. a curved steel knife with a razor-sharp edge used in combat by the Gurkhas; has cultural and religious significance in Nepal
“They use them for everything from cutting wood to peeling potatoes to even plowing really steep fields (there’s a great you-tube video of an American chef deboning and filleting an entire salmon with a large khukuri, which is an educaiton in blade handling.”
“The company I buy from has a deal with a small khukuri forge in a Nepalese village.”
“Paudel accused YCL members attacked NSU activist Bikas Sedain with khukuri and hurled stones at students on Friday while they were staging a demonstration in (PEC).”
“Most pruning operations require a khukuri, secateurs or small saw.”
“A sharp tool like a khukuri or hasiya is sufficient, but a handsaw and secateurs, for pruning branches, are useful if they are available.”
“Then make the stump cutting itself, using a sharp khukuri.”
“Roots should be trimmed off just below the pot, using a razor blade or a sharp khukuri.”
“Make a horizontal cut 10 to 30 mm above the upper node and a sloping cut just below the lowest node with secateurs, a sharp khukuri or similar blade.”
“Unless it is absolutely necessary, do not allow seed collectors to cut whole branches with a khukuri or hasiya.”
“· Ask them to show you a khukuri or hasiya; if it is sharp and in good condition, the person should know how to look after their tools.”
Looking for tweets for khukuri.