- From Hindi (kukṛī). (Wiktionary)
“The kukri is the fighting knife of the Nepalese Gurkhas.”
“The knives are more commonly spelled "kukri" -- and are probably best known for their association with the Gurkhas (Wikipedia entry”
“There’s a type of knife called a kukri that’s used by people in Nepal and northern India.”
“A heavy "kukri" knife -- one of the leaf-shaped knives which the Gurkhas and others of the hill tribes of”
“One of the locals stabbed Pradhan with a 'kukri' (chopper) and he died on the spot.”
“Wifey grew up in a Nepalese village (she's ethnically Czech -- go figure) where they ate chickens which were called kookra (phonetic spelling -- sounds like it should be spelled along the lines of "kukri" like the ghurka blade).”
“* Dr. Gyi taught another group, (combat kukri) in Southern Ca. and was quoted as saying, Our”
“This was no insignificant sham, either; much of his Bando instruction ‹ particularly that associated with the kukri short sword ‹ was infused with his first-person accounts of battlefield combat.”
“He found a dead german soldier, head split to the chin by a kukri that had gone right through his helmet and lodged in his jaw.”
“They carried both automatic weapons and their traditional Gurkha “kukri” knives stuck into their combat belts.”
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Objects like needles and spines whose tips are drawn to a fine point.
New words that I've read in 2011
Or a kris? A rapier? A double-bladed hackmonger?
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