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- n. Alternative spelling of butchers' knife.
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The Ulleran whirled, swinging a blade somewhere between a big butcherknife and a small machete.
I remember almost slicing my thumb off when I was a kid trying to open a coconut with a butcherknife!
"Ef they comes an 'gits me, and puts me in the pen'tiary away down yander, somewhars in the valley, like they done Jane Simpkins, fur a-cuttin' of her step-mother's throat with a butcherknife, while she war asleep, - though some said