from The Century Dictionary.

  • Swallowing or seeming to swallow knives.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Devouring knives; swallowing, or pretending to swallow, knives; -- applied to persons who have swallowed, or have seemed to swallow, knives with impunity.


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  • adj., knife-swallowing! (From Latin words meaning 'knife' and 'to devour')

    July 9, 2008